India / Rajnath Singh Statement on Tawang Clash in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha

Zoom News : Dec 13, 2022, 12:34 PM
Rajnath Singh Statement on Tawang Clash: Opposition party uproar continues in Parliament over the clash between Indian and Chinese soldiers in Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh and the opposition is adamant on demanding answers from PM Narendra Modi. Meanwhile, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh gave a statement in the Lok Sabha and said that our soldiers showed bravery.

Indian Army drove out Chinese troops: Rajnath Singh

On the clash in Tawang, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said in the Lok Sabha that on 9 December 2022, Chinese troops tried to change the situation by violating the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Tawang, but the Indian Army gave a befitting reply to the PLA. Gave and stopped from encroachment. Along with this, the Indian Army, showing bravery, forced the Chinese soldiers to go to their post.

Soldiers of both countries got hurt: Rajnath Singh

Giving information about the skirmish in the Lok Sabha, Rajnath Singh said that some Indian and Chinese soldiers were injured in the incident in Tawang. He said that I want to tell this House that none of our soldiers have died and no one has been seriously injured. Due to the timely intervention of the Indian military commanders, the Chinese troops have retreated to their positions.

Rajnath Singh's statement in the Lok Sabha

Rajnath Singh said, 'I would like to inform this dignified House about an incident that happened on 09 December 2022 on our border in Tawang sector of Arunachal Pradesh. On 9 December 2022, PLA troops attempted to unilaterally change the status quo by encroaching on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the Yangtse area of Tawang sector. Our army faced this effort of China with determination. During this there was a scuffle. The Indian Army bravely prevented PLA from encroaching on our border and forced them to return to their posts. In this skirmish, some soldiers from both sides were injured. I want to tell this House that none of our soldiers have died, nor has anyone been seriously injured.