Pentagon report: Congress asks PM to ‘withdraw clean chit’ to China, apologise

The Congress on Saturday sought an apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and requested him to “withdraw” his “clean chit” to China that nobody has entered into Indian territory whereas citing a Pentagon report that claims China has entered 4.5 km into Arunachal Pradesh.

Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera stated the prime minister should give solutions and provides deadlines on when there might be establishment ante as on April 2020 on all our borders with China.

The demand got here after the Congress cited the Pentagon report.

Khera stated the Chinese intrusion has now been confirmed by the Pentagon to the US Congress in its annual report. The villages throughout the border are of dual-use that haven’t solely civilian inhabitants however act as cantonment for the Chinese military.

He stated in June 2020, BJP MP in Arunachal Pradesh Tapir Gao had written to the prime minister and the home minister warning them of the transgressions made by China into Indian territory.

Khera stated the prime minister and the home minister denied the transgressions and it has been 17 months since Modi gave a “clean chit” to China.

“That clean chit is a dark chapter in our history because it was used by China across the world. China was emboldened by this clean chit, not just in Arunachal Pradesh and Ladakh but also in Uttarakhand, where PLA entered and destroyed our infrastructure,” he informed reporters.

“This is a very serious issue. The prime minister must withdraw his clean chit given to China and give a deadline to the nation and tell when the status-quo ante of April 2020 be restored across all our borders with China, whether it is Depsang, Gogra Hot Springs, Daulat Beg Oldie or Arunachal Pradesh,” he stated.

Khera stated, “We need answers, we need deadlines, we need dates and we need an apology for misleading the world that China has not entered our territory.” Indian and Chinese troops have been in an eyeball-to-eyeball scenario in japanese Ladakh since April 2020 and even entered right into a bloody conflict during which many troopers have been killed.