Pandemic or Revenge: What’s Behind China’s LAC Intrusion?

May 26, 02:35 PM
Chinese incursion into the LAC in Ladakh has flared up tensions in multiple locations in the disputed Indo-China border.

Chinese soldiers, numbered by some at 5,000, reportedly intruded into Indian territory with heavy equipments and bunker material, they have also pitched tents around the Galwan Valley in East Ladakh which was previously a point of standoff during the 1962 war with China.

The Indian army in its turn is reportedly matching up to the Chinese buildup with its own deployment and aggressive patrolling and is currently engaged in a standoff at four locations along the LAC.

But what could have triggered these sudden tensions? How is India responding? And how is the government managing the diplomatic channels? Tune in to The Big Story!

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Guests:
Manoj Kewalramani a Fellow-China Studies at The Takshashila Institution
Ajai Shukla, Journalist and Former Officer in the Indian Army
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