Chinese troops have penetrated within 60-70 km of Indian territory. A hanging bridge has also been built. The BJP MLA in Arunachal Pradesh has created a huge turmoil in the Chagalagam area on the Indo-China border.
However, the Indian Army said in the statement that there was no evidence of Chinese military or civilian presence in Indian territory in that area. However, the patrol has been strengthened in the area. Anandabazar magazine reported.
State BJP President Arunachal East MP Tapir Gao recently demanded through various media that a ‘suspension bridge’ was noticed on the Dimaru river in Chagalagam. The Chinese army made the bridge by cutting wood in the area surrounded by dense forest. Tapir Gao also claimed that he had reported the matter to all the offices in Delhi.
Where Tapir Gao is said to construct the bridge, he is included in the Dimaru Nala Anj district. The population is very low. There are many mountain fountains and rivers. This area is practically inaccessible due to the numerous ‘fishtail’ species of tall trees and surrounded by dense forests.
There are some people of the tribe of Anagona to collect prey and herbal plants. However, army jawans also carried out routine patrols in these areas.
The China-Arunachal border is known as the McMahon Line. The Chaglagam distance from the Line of Actual Control or the McMahon Line is about 100 km. The distance from Chagalagam to Doimur canal is 25-30 km. As a result, Chinese forces have entered within 60-70 km of Indian territory when Tapir Gao’s claim came true. After the matter was reported in Delhi, the issue was virtually lost. The clashes began in various ministries of the Center, including the Indian Army.
A statement was made by the Indian Army on Wednesday. It says Tapi Gao’s claim is not correct. No such intrusion occurred. The ‘Fish Tale’ area, which has been talked about through various media. As with some other areas, China has a dispute with China over its border. No such bridge has been noticed by the army in the area mentioned above the Dimaru river.
The army statement said the area was covered with dense forest. The river is full of springs and hills. It is not possible to drive in any other area without walking in that area. Since there is a dispute over the border, the army jawans of both India and China built temporary bridges over the drains for a patrol during the monsoon. However, it is certain that no permanent presence of Chinese troops or civilians was found in the area. Yet, there is strict surveillance from the army.