New Delhi, Feb 15: With the disengagement taking place at Pangong Tso, tensions have eased out at Naku La along the Line of Actual Control, where frictions were witnessed between the Indian and Chinese armies.
There has been a renewed effort by Beijing to ease off tensions at Naku La, just like in the case of Pangong Tso.
The decision to reduce tensions at Naku La has been dictated by the Central Military Commission which is headed by Chinese President Xi Jinpin
New Delhi, Feb 12: There have been some positive developments along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh with both India and China agreeing to disengage. In a surprise move, the Chinese PLA had withdrawn over 200 main battle tanks from the south banks of the Pangong Tso.
The PLA also positioned no less than 100 heavy vehicles to ferry its troops from fingers of the north banks to Srijap sector, east of Finger 8.
New Delhi, Feb 11: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said in the Rajya Sabha that the Armed Forces had responded to the challenges posed by the unilateral Chinese action and have shown valour and courage on both South and North bank of Pangong Tso. The statement in the Upper House was made a day after China said that both the armies would disengage from the north and south banks of Pangong Tso.
New Delhi, Feb 11: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will make a statement in the Rajya Sabha at 10.30 am today on the present situation in Eastern Ladakh.
Beijing on Wednesday said that India and China had begun synchronised and organised disengagement from the north and south banks of Pangong Tso. “The Chinese and Indian frontline troops at the southern and northern bank of the Pangong Tso Lake start synchronised and organised disengagement from February 10,” Senior Colonel Wu Qian, China’s defence spokesperson, said in a written statement.
New Delhi, Nov 29: The Marine Commandos have been deployed the Pangong Tso lake area amidst the standoff with China.
The deployment adds to India’s strength at the conflict zone, where the Indian Air Force’s Garud and Army’s Para Special Forces have been deployed since day one. The idea behind the deployment of the MARCOS is to enhance the integrations of the three services and also provide the naval commanders exposure to extreme cold weather conditions.
New Delhi, Nov 16: Claiming the heights on the south bank of Pangong Tso gave India the edge against China. Prime Minister Narendra Modi indicated that the action gained crucial bargaining leverage in the confrontation with China.
The PM did not name China in his Diwali day speech, but made a reference to the manoeuvres carried out by the Indian Army on August 29-0 and said that all action will be taken to secure the borders.
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.
New Delhi, Oct 01: With China not indicating its plan to withdraw from the contentious Pangong Tso and Depsang areas, there was no breaking through during the meeting of the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination on India-China Border Affairs (WMCC).
Sources, however described to OneIndia that the talks were useful. Both sides also agreed to hold the 7th round of military commander level talks. This would help in working towards early disengagement of troops along of the Line of Actual Control (LAC).
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.