Was there intelligence failure on situation along LAC with China: Sonia Gandhi asks govt at all-party meet


PTI, Jun 19, 2020, 8:52 PM IST

New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday asked the government whether there was any intelligence failure on the situation along the LAC where 20 army personnel were killed in a violent face-off with Chinese troops, and sought an assurance from the prime minister that status quo ante would be restored at the border and China will revert to its original position.

In her introductory remarks at an all-party meeting convened by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the situation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), Gandhi posed a set of questions to the government, asking specifics about when Chinese troops intruded into the Indian territory in Ladakh and whether the country’s external intelligence agencies did not report any unusual activity there.

“The question is, what next? What is the way forward? The entire country would like an assurance that the status quo ante would be restored and China will revert to the original position on the Line of Actual Control,” she said.

Gandhi alleged that valuable time was lost between May 5 and June 6 and the government failed to use all avenues of talks to ease the situation and the result was the loss of 20 lives as well as injury to dozens of personnel.

She also asked about the current status of the Mountain Strike Corps, with two mountain infantry divisions, that was sanctioned in 2013. “Should the government not treat it with utmost priority,” she asked.

Udayavani is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest news.

Top News

Byndoor tragedy; DK DC orders authorities to submit list of footbridges

Sonia Gandhi tests positive for COVID-19 again

Replica of Indian Parliament building created using just 35 grams of silver!

Pothole death: MCC issues clarification

Chikkamagaluru: Huge cracks seen on road to Kemmangundi

Padubidri: Man promises marriage, cheats women of Rs 1.65 lakh

RBI directs loan recovery agents not to intimidate borrowers, no calling before 8am & after 7pm


Related Articles More

Caste panel gives clean chit to Sameer Wankhede, says he is from SC community not Muslim

HC sets aside Tribunal award on BSNL claims for ISHA foundation

PM Modi hosts India’s Commonwealth Games contingent

Sonia Gandhi tests positive for COVID-19 again

CM Yogi’s picture defaced in ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ hoardings; cases filed

MUST WATCH

News bulletin 12-8-2022

Har Ghar Tiranga awareness by more than 12 thousand students

Raksha Bandhan incident. The school administration asked apologize

Leopard attack on dog: Shocking scene caught on CCTV

Kerala: A man in Malappuram protested against potholes on roads in a unique way by bathing & performing yoga in a water


Latest Additions

Byndoor tragedy; DK DC orders authorities to submit list of footbridges

Caste panel gives clean chit to Sameer Wankhede, says he is from SC community not Muslim

Ramanagara: Union Minister Jaishankar leads ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign

HC sets aside Tribunal award on BSNL claims for ISHA foundation

PM Modi hosts India’s Commonwealth Games contingent

Thanks for visiting Udayavani

You seem to have an Ad Blocker on.
To continue reading, please turn it off or whitelist Udayavani.