Misleading truths, no Chinese village on Indian soil: Union minister Kiren Rijiju
soil: Union minister Kiren Rijiju Chinese Town in Arunachal News: Days after reports in some section of media declared that Chinese have intruded in Arunachal Pradesh and built a village, Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju has rubbished all such reports. Rijiju asserted that truths were being misrepresented by a section of media which was a ‘huge crime’.
He stated a few areas of media reported unproven reports which were then quoted by others.
“Misleading reportage have actually caused damage to the nationwide interest and it has demoralised the Army. What pleasure do individuals manage reporting such deceptive realities,” Rijiju stated while reacting to concerns over the alleged Chinese invasion throughout an occasion of private television channel.
The Union minister’s statement assumes significance as a current Pentagon report highlighted that China has developed a village along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the Arunachal Pradesh sector.
However, the yearly report by the US Department on military and security advancements likewise made it clear that the contruction work by the Chinese apprently took place in a location that inhabited by the Individuals’s Freedom Army (PLA) over 60 years back.
“The village along the disputed border in the upper Subansiri district remains in the territory controlled by China. They have, for years, maintained an Army post in the area and the different constructions carried out by the Chinese have not happened in a brief time,” a source said. The sources stated the town has actually been developed by China in an area that was inhabited by it around six years back.
“The town has been built by China in an area that was occupied by the Individuals’s Freedom Army (PLA) after overrunning an Assam Rifles post in 1959, in an operation understood as Longju incident along the frontier in Arunachal Pradesh,” the source said.
(With PTI inputs)
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Published at Thu, 11 Nov 2021 07:26:13 -0600