India-China clash in Arunachal Pradesh: China has its eyes on Tawang, says Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor. [File Photo]

New Delhi: Following the clash between India and China forces in Arunachal Pradesh, Congress leader and former GoI Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Shashi Tharoor said that China has its eyes on Tawang and India has to be very careful in this regard.

Tharoor said that the Indian Army has the entire country’s support in this matter.

“There is no doubt that China has its eyes on Tawang. We have to be very alert there. I think what our Army did yesterday had the support of the entire country,” the Thiruvananthapuram MP was quoted as saying by ANI.

“I told the Defence Minister that they should show the world that India is one and every member of every party is with Army on this,” said Tharoor to ANI at Parliament today.

Earlier, Indian Army issued a statement confirming that the Indian and the Chinese troops clashed along the LAC in Tawang sector of Arunachal Pradesh. One report suggested that six Indian armed forces personnel were injured.

The Indian army in its statement had said that both sides suffered minor injuries in the clash.


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