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Mismatch between what China says and does: Rajnath Singh in Rajya Sabha

Rajnath Singh said China attempted to change the status quo along the LAC with its provocative military manoeuvres late last month and that there is a mismatch between what Beijing says and does

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India China border row | Rajnath Singh | Rajya Sabha

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Rajnath SIngh in Rajya Sabha
Rajnath Singh in Rajya Sabha

Defence Minister on Thursday said attempted to change the status quo along the LAC with its provocative military manoeuvres late last month and that there is a mismatch between what Beijing says and does.

Making a statement on the situation in eastern Ladakh in Rajya Sabha, the minister said wants a peaceful solution to the boundary issue, but will not shy away from any action required to defend the sovereignty of the country.

While the two sides were engaged in diplomatic and military dialogues, Singh said the "Chinese side again engaged in provocative military manoeuvres on the night of 29th and 30th August in an attempt to change the status quo in the South Bank area of Pangong Lake".

"But yet again, timely and firm actions by our armed forces along the LAC prevented such attempts from succeeding," he said, adding that, "Unki kathani aur karni alag hai (their actions are at variance with their words".

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First Published: Thu, September 17 2020. 13:16 IST
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