No intrusions, major faceoffs in Eastern Command area since Ladakh crisis: Chauhan

Eastern Army Commander Lt GenAnil Chauhan on Wednesday said there have been no intrusionsor major faceoffs in the area of responsibility of the EasternCommand since the Ladakh standoff between Indian troops andChinas PLA.

He said that post the Galwan Valley incident, bonhomieand mutual trust on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) betweenIndia and China evaporated, and it will take time for thingsto stabilise.

Lt Gen Chauhan, GoC-in-C Eastern Command, said theIndian Army and the Peoples Liberation Army had undertakensome precautionary deployment during the Ladakh crisis, whichis now witnessing a gradual deduction in the eastern sector,due to the onset of winter.

“However, the Indian Army is prepared to beat anychallenge during the winter,” he told reporters at the FortWilliam here on the occasion of Vijay Diwas.

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