Shailesh Kumar, National Defence
New Delhi, 08 January 2018
“Yes, it has been sorted out and it has been resolved. We had border personnel meeting after that. Everything is been resolved”, Gen Bipin Rawat said.
“There has been a major reduction from the Chinese side”, he replied when asked about troop reduction in Doklam.
Army Chief was speaking to journalists on the sidelines of Army Technology Seminar (ARTECH 2018) organised by Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers (SIDM) in collaboration with CII and Army Design Bureau (ADB) of Indian Army.
— NationalDefence (@NDIndiaFirst) January 8, 2018
According to sources, Chinese road construction team entered the Tuting town in Arunachal Pradesh of India with their road building equipment on pretext of road alignment. However, left after Indian Army soldiers confronted them. Chinese allegedly left behind their equipment including a digger.
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Shailesh Kumar is an independent journalist with over 17 years of experience in crime, political and defence reporting for leading media brands including Star News, India TV and NewsX. He is the founder editor of defence and security news portal, National Defence.