Sikkim border standoff: Chinese transgression reported at Barahoti in Uttarakhand
Amid stagnation between India and China, on the Sikkim border, authorities said Monday that Chinese border guards had broken up to a kilometer in Indian territory. The infiltration took place in the Barahoti region in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand on the morning of 25 July.
According to sources, troops of the People’s Liberation Army went from 800 m to 1 km in Indian territory and also threatened a group of shepherds to leave the land in the Barhoti region in the district of Chamoli.
“The PLA soldiers arrived about 1 km in Indian territory and asked the shepherds of the Indian area grazing their cattle to leave. When ITBP personnel arrived in the area, the Chinese soldiers part,” said a configuration agent security.
Meanwhile, Madan Kaushik, a member of the Legislative Assembly of Uttarakhand, said that he had not received any official information on the infiltration. “There is no information officer of the district administration or security force,” said NNA quoted.
An open pasture area, Barahoti has often reached holders of China’s transgression and is among one of the main disputed areas on the China-India border.
On 22 July 2016, a similar incursion was reported when some civilian administration officials visited the Barahoti region, a course of disputed spread over several square kilometers, and four to five armed soldiers were found PLA standing there With a vehicle.
The soldiers raised the usual slogan “This is our land, to return”, after which the Indian officials have withdrawn. The troops entered about 200 meters in the demilitarized zone Barahoti around the neck June Tun La.
The Chinese troops have withdrawn on the same day. Three days later, it was reported that a Chinese helicopter air transgression in the same area.
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These recent developments come at a time when the two neighboring countries are engaged in a lively confrontation in road construction in the Doklam region. While India has expressed concern about the safety of road construction, China accused India of hampering construction.
Chinese authorities have also accused Indian soldiers of entering their area, which they call Donglang.