Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, on Tuesday said that mutual respect and abidance to agreements that govern the Line of Actual Control (LAC) are a must for maintaining peace between India and China. Delivering a statement on the ongoing standoff between India and China along the LAC, Singh said that China has disregarded the mutual agreements governing the LAC. While Indian Army has been respecting the agreements, China has been carrying out massive build-up along the LAC, Singh said in a statement in the Lok Sabha.
“China attempted to carry out transgressions at many places along the Line of Actual Control (LAC)… India and China border issue remains unresolved. Till now, there has been no mutually acceptable solution. China disagrees on the border,” Rajnath Singh said.
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Underlining that the Indian troops have successfully thwarted Chinese misadventures along the LAC, Singh assured the House that the Indian Army is capable of guarding the frontiers of the nation along the Chinese borders.