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Doklam stand-off got resolved as India is a global power, asserts Rajnath

Had India remained weak, the Doklam standoff would not have been resolved: Rajnath

ANI  |  Bengaluru (Karnataka) 

Rajnath Singh
Rajnath Singh, BJP State Unit President B S Yeduyurappa, Union Minister's Ananth Kumar and Prakash Javdekar during a programme held to celebrate the 9th anniversary of Vishwakarma Mahasabha at palace grounds in Bengaluru on Sunday. PTI Photo

Union Home Minister on Sunday said that the standoff with was resolved because India has become a global power in recent times.

The remarks came in view of the recent standoff between India and in region, where troops from both sides were locked in a faceoff for over two months.

Speaking at the 9th Vishwakarma Jayanothsav in Bengaluru, Singh said, "Everyone was expecting that relation between and India will deteriorate due to the issue, but both the countries resolved the issue with comprehension."

He added, "Had India remained weak, the standoff would not have been resolved till now. It was possible only because India has become a world power."

The and the China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) had, on August 28, decided to disengage their troops from Bhutan's plateau after a month-long stand-off.

Tensions rose between the two countries when began constructing a road in the plateau at Sikkim-Bhutan-Tibet tri-junction.

First Published: Sun, October 08 2017. 21:17 IST