China wants to keep Finger 4 of Pangong Tso out of bounds: India rejects claim

New Delhi, Oct 30: China during the negotiations with India has made certain unacceptable demands with regard to de-escalation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh.

China suggested it would patrol till Finger 5 of Pangong Tso, whole India would patrol till Finger 3. This arrangement is unacceptable to India because Finger 4 will become part of occupied Aksai Chin.

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Indian Army in control of heights overlooking Chinese positions along Pangong Tso

New Delhi, Sep 10: The Indian Army occupied heights overlooking the Chinese PLA positions at Finger 4 along Pangong Tso. These actions were carried out along with pre-emptive actions to occupy heights near the southern bank of Pangong Tso in the end of August. 

On August 29, India had prevented the PLA from grabbing Indian territory. 

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As PLA remains perched at green top of Finger 4, India set to call China’s bluff

in-chNew Delhi, Aug 14: India is set to call China’s bluff and convey that the PLA is the aggressor. China has been holding routine meetings and projecting normalcy so that India must accept the PLA’s aggression.

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Indo-China deadlock and the problem at Finger 4

rajnath-singhNew Delhi, June 13: Amidst the standoff between India and China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held another meeting with the top military brass to discuss the situation.

Singh was briefed by the three Chiefs and the Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat about the situation. While the June 6 talks of the Lt. Generals of both sides was fruitful and set the stage for further talks, there are still certain issues that need to be ironed out.

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