Congress chief Prithviraj Chavan on Friday took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that his comment that “no one intruded into Indian territory” has made him standard in China.
Addressing a press convention, the previous Maharashtra chief minister alleged PM Modi’s “no intrusion” comment, nonetheless, demoralised India’s armed forces. Twenty troopers laid down their lives for India after a violent face-off with Chinese language troopers at Galwan Valley in japanese Ladakh earlier this month.
Throughout an all-party assembly held final week, PM Modi had mentioned neither is anybody inside Indian territory nor has any Indian submit been captured. Referring to PM Modi’s feedback, Mr Chavan mentioned, “China praised the Indian PM for his assertion and he has turn out to be standard in that nation.”
“We’re involved over the Chinese language intrusion in Galwan valley and are pleased with our jawans stationed on the borders. Defending the borders and stopping intrusion is the primary accountability of the federal government. Congress has been elevating this challenge however the authorities had uncared for it,” he mentioned.
Mr Chavan alleged there have been divergent views on the Galwan valley incident even inside the authorities. “The Overseas Minister admitted the presence of Chinese language troopers and development actions alongside the Indian aspect of the Line of Precise Management (LAC). However on the all-party assembly, Modi mentioned that there was no intrusion,” Mr Chavan mentioned.
He mentioned former prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh requested PM Modi that nothing ought to be mentioned that will give energy to China.
“He made it clear that it was the responsibility of the opposition to query the federal government when the nation is dealing with a disaster and the federal government ought to reply adequately,” Mr Chavan mentioned.
The Congress chief claimed that as per satellite tv for pc photos, Chinese language troopers had been developing tents inside the Indian territory. “Military autos and bulldozers are seen within the satellite tv for pc photos. There are 10,000 Chinese language troopers in Galwan valley. We need to know what number of instances China intruded in Galwan valley and why did Modi say that there was no intrusion? Has India’s energy to barter diminished as a consequence of these feedback?” Mr Chavan mentioned.