Recognized for sometimes talking out on navy points, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday hit out on the BJP-led Nationwide Democratic Alliance authorities on the centre on the face-off with China in Ladakh.
Addressing a information briefing, the chief minister mentioned, “We have now gained the earlier wars of 1948, ’65, ’71 and ’99. And now it is their flip to reply to Chinese language incursion,” the Chief Minister mentioned.
“We have now had fixed irritation with China since 60s. Galwan is just not the primary time. I’m certain the federal government of India is taking navy precautions. I feel we have to be very cautious about their intentions of closing the hole between Aksai Chin and Siachen, slicing of India’s entry in that area.”
Captain Singh additionally requested the union authorities to return Chinese language corporations’ donations to the PM-CARES Fund, arrange by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reply to nationwide emergencies like the continued COVID-19 disaster.
The chief minister mentioned that the PM-CARES Fund, set as much as strengthen India’s struggle in opposition to coronavirus, obtained donations from some Chinese language corporations.
“I feel we should take a troublesome stand on China,” mentioned the senior Congress chief.
“When this confrontation is happening presently, if any cash has been obtained that must be returned,” he mentioned.
“I do not assume we are able to afford to take Chinese language cash when our boys are being killed and Indian territory is being intruded,” he mentioned.
Twenty Indian troopers died in a violent conflict with the Chinese language military in Galwan Valley of Ladakh on June 15 evening.
Captain Singh additionally named some Chinese language corporations and corporations with Chinese language stake in them, which have allegedly given donations to the PM-CARES (Prime Minister’s Citizen Help and Reduction in Emergency Conditions) Fund.
“This isn’t a query of how a lot cash has come,” mentioned Captain Singh, including “at a time when primary; they (China) are accountable for COVID, and quantity two; when they’re accountable for aggression in my nation”, “even when one rupee” has come from Chinese language corporations, it must be returned.
“I feel it’s the time no matter cash has been obtained from Chinese language firms must be returned to them. We are able to simply handle with out (that). India does not want Chinese language cash to take care of itself and we’ll do it on our personal,” he mentioned.
(With inputs from PTI)