New Chinese map claims Indian troops’ ‘incursion’ in Doklam

India has expressed deep concern on this issue, saying that such an action would represent a significant change of status quo with "serious" security implications for India

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 24, 2017 8:43 pm
india china, india china border, china road, indo china tension, china doklam, china pla, pla, doklam china bhutan, mea, china road construction, india news, indian express, indian express news The stand-off between the Indian and Chinese troops led to the cancellation of the Kailash Mansarovar yatra through Nathu La in Sikkim (Representational Image/ Express Photo)

China on Sunday released a map supporting its claim that Indian troops transgressed into the Doklam area of the Sikkim sector, which is a part of its territory. The map released by the Chinese Foreign Ministry indicated a blue arrow with markings in Chinese points Indian troops alleged transgression into the area to prevent the PLA troops
from building a strategic road. Bhutan has also protested saying that its action ruled out the 1988 and 1998 agreements. Bhutan also claimed the area as a part of its territory.

China has earlier released two pictures on Thursday to claim Indian troops alleged transgression on the Chinese side of the border. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang displayed the two photographs claiming Doklam as a part of its territory. The photos showed bulldozers of Indian military on the Chinese side of the border.

A standoff erupted between the two militaries after the Indian Army blocked construction of the road by China in the Doklam area. Expressing deep concern over China’s construction of road in the disputed area, India had conveyed on Friday to Beijing that such an action would represent a significant change of status quo with “serious” security implications for India.

The stand-off between the Indian and Chinese troops led to the cancellation of the Kailash Mansarovar yatra through Nathu La in Sikkim.

PTI inputs

For all the latest India News, download Indian Express App

  1. R
    raja imran sohail
    Aug 8, 2017 at 11:17 pm
    Ye kb ki bat he 48 ki jb adha kashmir chor k bhag gye the ya 65ki ya kargil India can not fight even with pakistan and shows imaginary sugical strikes to its bloody peoples
    (0)(0)
    Reply
    1. Ranbir Singh
      Aug 5, 2017 at 9:25 pm
      when one indian soldier can destroy 05 pak tank and kill 20 soldiers then chienese are nothing
      (0)(0)
      Reply
      1. R
        raja imran sohail
        Aug 8, 2017 at 11:13 pm
        Hehehe , good joke
        (0)(0)
        Reply
      2. Ranbir Singh
        Aug 5, 2017 at 9:23 pm
        CHINA will be kicked one to forty ratio by indian
        (0)(0)
        Reply
        1. R
          Raj V
          Jul 3, 2017 at 5:53 am
          All chinese maps are its imaginary versions and should be discarded as fake. As a good neighbour 9 and even otherwise), it should back out from Bhutan's territory.
          (0)(0)
          Reply
          1. R
            Ramesh Nittoor
            Jul 3, 2017 at 3:19 am
            Since both their Defense and Foreign ministries are aligned to their standoff, it means Chinese leaders are hardening stance and seeking internally to gain legitimacy for their actions. It's not clear whether other SAARC nations shall find the Chinese stand credible. Think the risk of expansionist China shall become apparent to them. If this is really so, a tough Indian policy, if it is implementable would be reassuring to them. A tougher Indian stand is not feasible at present, India may be better off finding a face saving formula than risk confrontation. A tough winnable stand would require NDA winning the trust of Left-Liberal in Congress. This isn't happening, for they perceive internal risks of right wing polity no less dangerous. Hopefully the extreme pressures brought upon Indian governance will convince rank and file of BJP on the need to gain trust of those across the aisle. If this happens, Chinese machinations could be deployed to firm up Indian development.
            (0)(0)
            Reply
            1. Load More Comments