New Delhi: India on Saturday protested and asked China to pull back its troops and stop construction activities in Depsang-Daulat Beg Oldie (DBO) sector in eastern Ladakh.
During the Major General-level talks, New Delhi extensively brought to the fore the disengagement process along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) at various strategic pockets including the Pangong Tso.
Moreover, reports say that the presence of PLA in the Depsang sector can threaten India’s logistical support to the airstrip at DBO and the Karakoram Pass.
PLA has deployed around 12,000 troops, with tanks and artillery guns along the LAC across the Depsang-DBO sector.
Besides, the Indian Army has deployed infantry brigaded and armoured brigade in the sector.
The report says that India and China have deployed thousands of troops and tanks in strategic pockets alongside the LAC.
Depsang region lie south of DBO in a strategic area known as Sub-Sector North (SSN). The army operates an advanced landing ground in DBO, the northernmost outpost along the LAC.
The 8-hours long talks took place at a border personnel meeting point in the DBO sector. However, the outcome of the meeting is not yet conveyed by the army.