Indian Army Gets More Men on India China Border at Eastern Ladakh

A file photo of Army patrol teams being briefed along the Line of Actual Control with China. | Photo Credit: Dinakar Peri

Indian Army is again on an alert mode to tackle the Chinese across Ladakh. Indian army has increased its presence in peaceful areas of Himachal Pradesh and Uttrakhand, some new formations have been deployed.

In recent past, Indian army raised mountain strike corps to tackle the rising Chinese military presence, the army also deployed additional two brigades in eastern Ladakh(around 8000 troops).

“In Himachal Pradesh, there was one sector which has now been converted into new brigade in the area bordering the Chinese territory. While in Uttarakhand, a brigade has been sent from a rear position to Pithoragarh in the Kumaon hills of the state,” sources told Mail Today as quoted by India Today.

While Doklam issue was going on, senior level officers from the directorate general of military operations had visited the Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh borders near China to review the security situation.

Chinese have their mind on Sikkim, Ladakh and Arunachal Pradesh and they have committed activities in those areas.