In response to China’s increased deployment of troops along Line of Actual Control (LAC), the Indian Army has also deployed another division in Ladakh amid border row with China. A total of four divisions have now been deployed in the East Ladakh following the violent faceoff in the Galwan Valley on June 15.
Prior to May, there was only one division of the Indian Army stationed in this area. In the changed scenario, the Indian Army is making its largest military deployment in Ladakh. Notably, a division comprises 15 to 20 thousand soldiers.
According to sources, the new division, which was moved from Uttar Pradesh, will remain stationed in eastern Ladakh. Along with it, the artillery of this division will also reach Ladakh.