Skip to comments.Chinese troops challenge India at multiple locations in eastern Ladakh, standoff continues
Posted on 05/24/2020 2:18:33 PM PDT by Zhang Fei
The Chinese troops have come in about 3 km into Indian territory South East of the Galwan Valley, largely known as Hot Springs area in eastern Ladakh.
Sources in the know told ThePrint that Beijing has also moved in men at the finger areas of Pangong Lake while increasing build up on its side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC). The Pangong Lakes northern bank juts forward like a palm, and the various protrusions are identified as fingers to demarcate territory.
Sources said that contrary to inputs of a large Chinese troop presence at Galwan Valley, the build-up is within the Chinese Claim Line (CCL), which is also considered as the LAC at local level.
Sources say that in Galwan, the CCL and the LAC are the same though no maps have been exchanged. They said that the understanding is at local level and Chinese objections to construction activities well within Indian territory was a surprise.
India has done mirror deployment on its side, in that it has matched every Chinese move.
However, the Chinese have come in near Patrol Point 14, 15 and the Gogra Post, which is 80 km South East of Galwan Valley, as crow flies, and is between the valley and Pangong Lake.
Sources told ThePrint that the Chinese have not crossed their CCL in these areas but they did accept that these areas are about 3 km within Indias perception of the LAC.
No maps in the area
The patrol points in these areas are named by numbers and Indian troops, a mix of Army and the ITBP personnel, patrol these points from time to time.
No maps have been exchanged in this area between India and China demarcating what is the LAC, a source explained. Whatever understanding that is there is between the
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India can take care of business. Theyve been dealing with the best of vipers in Pak for 50 years
The PLA is making moves all over the Asian map, and in many other countries away from Asia.
East and South China seas as well. Encroaching on territorial waters of a half dozen countries.
It's just a matter of time we'll be at war with these commies. Prolly over Taiwan is my guess.
China - Perhaps looking to get some real combat experience before moving on to bigger ventures.
Hard to determine which of these job stealing countries I like less. Prob China.... but not by too much.
India is closing in, rapidly, to the population of Red China. Perhaps, Red China is taking note and testing India in preparation for an eventual showdown between the two powers.
I wonder if the ChiComs will take a page from the old Nazi playbook. Back in 1939 the Nazis faked a Polish attack on a German radio station. That was the official reason Hitler gave for going to war with Poland.
China has millions of young men with no marriage prospects (as a result of gender selection abortions) and now no jobs. Convenient cannon fodder for the Chi-com bosses, who may be itching for a war.
China is a truly crazy country run by lunatics. I remember Vietnam handed them their ass years ago when they did this. India doesn’t mess around either and has been on a war footing it entire existence plus they have nukes.
How could the geniuses have missed Chinas expansionistic tendencies?
I will support India over commie red china any day of the week. Indian President Modi is a nationalist (like Trump). He gave Trump a very strong welcome ceremony when he visited India a few months back. Hindu’s are peaceful people and are out natural allies against Islamist.
Hmm...no economic forecast for next year, new CoVid hot zones, sudden military activity. Somebody is looking for a distraction.
Are they social distancing by keeping six feet apart from one another?
Isn’t this the only thing that matters?
Oh, forgot they need to wear masks.
Is that enough?
They cant poke India and drive around ASEAN seas at same time.
“I wonder if the ChiComs will take a page from the old Nazi playbook. Back in 1939 the Nazis faked a Polish attack on a German radio station. That was the official reason Hitler gave for going to war with Poland.”
Being they are not innovative, I wouldn’t be surprised if they did something like that.
Them two get to fighting and its gonna really be something to watch.
The Gurkhas come to mind. Although they are a branch of the UK military forces, they are also within the Indian forces.
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