Keeping an eye on Communist, Totalitarian China, and its influence both globally, and we as Canadians. I have come to the opinion that we are rarely privy to truth regarding the real goal, the agenda of Red China, and it's implications for Canada [and North America as a whole]. No more can we rely on our media as more and more information on China is actively being swept under the carpet - not for consumption.
Saturday, June 20, 2020
India China WAR: Delhi completes controversial border bridge China tried to stop – PICTURE
INDIA has made a bold move in its relations with China after completing a controversial border bridge to "consolidate" its strategic hold in the region.
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An estimated 20 Indian troops were killed on the Himalayan border in skirmishes with China on Monday night. In what was the worst violence on the border in 45 years, a further 76 were injured following an escalation of tensions between the two sides. Both sides have continued to blame the other for the attack while China has now claimed sovereignty over the Galwan Vaelly in Ladakh, located in the far north of India.
In a move to solidify its control on the strategically important area, it has been reported the Indian government has completed the construction of a 60-metre bridge over the Galwan River which runs parallel to the border. Not only does it stretch over the river but it also connects the northern region of India to the northernmost tip of the border, a construction Chinese officials wanted to stop.
One journalist reported: “Indian Army engineers have completed construction of a 60-metre bridge over Galwan river in Ladakh that China wanted to stop.
“This is a bold strategic move to consolidate India’s position across the 255 km long strategic road from Darbuk to Daulat Beg Oldie.”
India vs China: Delhi complete bridge (Image: ANI/GETTY)
India vs China: The bridge is crucial (Image: Hindustan Times)
The construction of the bridge was seen as one of the main reasons as to what sparked the clash in the region.
A senior Indian Army official told the Hindustan Times that the clashes on June 15 did not halt the construction of the bridge during the attack.
They said: “We did not pause work on this bridge through the stand-off and kept working despite the violent face-off on June 15.”
If tensions escalate into conflict, the bridge would provide a major advantage to be able to transport military personnel to the region.