Congress chief Rahul Gandhi’s tweet immediately questioning the federal government on Chinese aggression got here with a photograph taken by his father and former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi of the Pangong Tso lake in Ladakh.
“We stand united against Chinese aggression. Has China occupied Indian territory?” Rahul Gandhi tweeted in Hindi with the photograph, captioned “Photo Credit: Rajiv Gandhi”. Pangong Tso, a glacial lake at 14,000 toes within the Tibetan plateau, is among the many factors close to the Line of Actual Control or LAC — the de-facto border dividing India and China — the place Indian and Chinese troopers clashed final month.
चीनी आक्रमण के ख़िलाफ़ हम एकजुट खड़े हैं।
क्या भारतीय ज़मीन पर चीन ने कब्ज़ा किया है? pic.twitter.com/YCEd0P20aU
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) June 23, 2020
The Congress MP has been posting every day — usually greater than as soon as a day — tweets focusing on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the federal government over the disaster on the border with China, particularly for the reason that June 15 brawl by which 20 Indian troopers have been killed within the line of responsibility.
Over the previous three days, Mr Gandhi has been specializing in PM Modi’s feedback at an all-party assembly on Friday. “Neither is anyone inside our territory nor are any of our posts captured,” the Prime Minister had mentioned on the assembly.
The Congress seized on the assertion and questioned whether or not the Prime Minister meant Indian Territory had been ceded to China. The PM’s workplace mentioned on Saturday that an try was being made to provide a “mischievous interpretation” to PM Modi’s remarks.
“Prime Minister’s observations that there was no Chinese presence on our side of the LAC pertained to the situation as a consequence of the bravery of our armed forces. The sacrifices of the soldiers of the 16 Bihar Regiment foiled the attempt of the Chinese side to erect structures and also cleared the attempted transgression at this point of the LAC on that day,” the federal government mentioned.
On Sunday, Mr Gandhi quipped, posting an article in a international publication: “Narendra Modi Is actually Surender Modi”.
Yesterday, the Congress MP tweeted: “Why is China praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi during this conflict?” He posted a information report by Chinese mouthpiece Global Times on the PM’s remarks.