Mumbai: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his remarks that neither there is anyone inside the territory of India nor any of its posts have been captured, alleging that the PM has “surrendered” Indian territory to Chinese aggression.
Tagging PM’s remarks with his tweet, Gandhi said, “PM has surrendered Indian territory to Chinese aggression.”
“If the land was Chinese: 1. Why were our soldiers killed? 2. Where were they killed?” Gandhi said.
PM has surrendered Indian territory to Chinese aggression.
If the land was Chinese:
1. Why were our soldiers killed?
2. Where were they killed? pic.twitter.com/vZFVqtu3fD
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) June 20, 2020
Rahul’s statement comes after the central government said, “At the outset, the prime minister clarified that neither is anyone inside our territory nor is any of our post captured.”
The Prime Minister’s clear statement has come in the wake of reports in which the Chinese Army has shifted the Line of Actual Control, the Indian side of the Line of Actual Control, to several areas of eastern Ladakh, including Pangong Tso and the Galwan Valley.
Rahul has been questioning the government over the deadlock and asked how China occupied Indian territory and why Indian troops were sent to Ladakh “unarmed for martyrdom”.
Twenty Indian Army personnel, including a colonel, were killed on Monday night in a skirmish with the Chinese Army in the Galvan Valley of eastern Ladakh, creating an already unstable border standoff in the area.