“Tuting Issue (with Chinese PLA) In Arunachal Pradesh Sorted Out”: Army Chief Gen Rawat

Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat confirmed that the Tuting issue is resolved. A Border Personnel Meeting (BPM) between Indian Army and Chiese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) was held two days back. Army Chief also confirmed that there has been a major troop reduction on Chinese side in Doklam.

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.

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.

The Tuting inciden occurred 5 months after both countries amicably agreed to resolve Doklam stand off.

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