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Chinese troops now stepping up activity near Arunachal Pradesh

The two sectors that are seeing the most PLA activity are Tawang and Walong - both of which bore the brunt of the Chinese offensive in 1962.

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An Indian Air Force fighter jet in Leh on Monday. Photo: PTI

Ajai Shukla New Delhi
With Chinese and Indian troops eyeball-to-eyeball at seven places inside India’s claimed territory in Ladakh and Sikkim, China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has begun stepping up activity opposite Arunachal Pradesh as well. 

Indian government sources say PLA troops here are reinforcing their posts in large numbers, increasing their patrolling, and stepping up violations of the Indian border, which in Arunachal Pradesh runs along the McMahon Line.

The two sectors that are seeing the most PLA activity are Tawang and Walong — both of which bore the brunt of the Chinese offensive in 1962.

In the Tawang area, PLA patrols have come up to

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First Published: Jun 30 2020 | 2:03 AM IST

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