New Delhi: Chinese troops seen violating border law in Indian territory recently in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand state, where they were seen camping along with arms.
Interestingly, the two nations India and China have agreed to keep it a demilitarised area which suggest that both sides had agreed not to send troops into the area
The Chinese troops and their activities was noticed on July 19 by a team led by District Magistrate of Chamoli district along with The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) when they went on rotational survey.
According to official sources, the civilian team was sent back by Chinese People’s Liberation Army troops by saying that the land belongs to them, so they should vacant it.
Both the counties who shares 80 kilometer ground in this region has been in disputed part since 1957 and the two nations were trying to sort out their disputed by negotiations after holding talks on table.
The official sources also said that Chinese troops have been spotted in the area over past few years and even air violations have taken place in this area.
Sources further added that ever since this agreement, ITBP, which mans the 3,488-km Sino-Indian border from Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir to Arunachal Pradesh in Northeast, had never entered the area with arms.