The map launched by China on August 28 reveals Arunachal Pradesh which China claims as South Tibet and Aksai Chin occupied by it in the 1962 warfare as a part of its territory.
Mumbai (Maharashtra): As China formally launched its newest version of the “standard map,” displaying the state of Arunachal Pradesh and the Aksai Chin area as a part of its territory, Shiv Sena (UBT) MP Sanjay Raut on Tuesday stated that the Congress chief Rahul Gandhi’s claims in Ladakh have been true and that if the Central authorities has braveness then it ought to do a surgical strike on the South-East Asian nation.
While chatting with reporters right here in a press briefing, Raut stated that Rahul Gandhi’s claims that China has entered Pangong valley in Ladakh have been true.
“(Our Prime Minister Narendra Modi) recently attended the BRICS summit and greeted Xi Jinping. After that, comes the map of China. Rahul Gandhi’s claim is true that China has entered the Pangong valley in Ladakh. China tries to enter Arunachal. If you (Central government) have courage then do a surgical strike on China,” the Shiv Sena (UBT) chief stated.
The map launched by China on August 28 reveals Arunachal Pradesh which China claims as South Tibet and Aksai Chin occupied by it in the 1962 warfare as a part of its territory. Taiwan and the disputed South China Sea are additionally included inside the Chinese territory in the new map.
The map additionally incorporates China’s claims over the nine-dash line thus laying declare to a big a part of the South China Sea.
The map was launched by China’s Ministry of Natural Resources through the celebration of Surveying and Mapping Publicity Day and the National Mapping Awareness Publicity Week on Monday in Deqing county, Zhejiang province, as per China Daily newspaper.
Recently Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping met on the sidelines of the BRICS Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra had stated in his dialog with President Xi Jinping, Prime Minister Modi highlighted India’s considerations on unresolved points alongside the Line of Actual Control in the Western Sector of the India-China border areas.
“The Prime Minister underlined that maintenance of peace and tranquillity in the border areas and observing and respecting the LAC are essential for the normalisation of the India-China relationship. In this regard, two leaders agreed to direct their relevant officials to intensify efforts at expeditious disengagement and de-escalation,” Kwatra had stated.
Earlier this month, throughout his go to to Ladakh, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi hit out on the Centre, saying that its declare that not an inch of Indian land was taken by China’s People Liberation Army (PLA) troops “is not true”.
The Congress MP claimed the locals, too, contend that Indian territory was intruded upon and brought by the Chinese troops, including that it was a matter of concern.
“The locals here are concerned about China taking our land. They have said that the Chinese troops took away their grazing land. However, the PM says not an inch of land was taken away. This is not true, you can ask anyone here,” Rahul had stated.