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On Rahul Gandhi's China Query,Union Minister's Advice To Congress Leader
Mr Gandhi has been asking the government repeatedly to clarify whether China has taken over Indian Territory in Ladakh region.
On Rahul Gandhi's China Query, Union Minister's Advice To Congress Leader
New Delhi: Hours after the Congress leader Rahul Gandhi accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being "absolutely silent" while the Chinese "have taken our territory", Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad delivered a withering response.
The minister said that the Congress leader should not ask questions on international matters on Twitter.
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad quoted saying to the news agency ANI that "Rahul Gandhi should know that on international matters, like China, questions should not be asked on Twitter. He is the same man who asked for evidence after Balakot airstrikes and 2016 Uri attack".
This morning the congress leader had tweeted on Chinese aggression in Ladakh and targeted the PM.
The Congress MP took it to twitter tagging a news article that claimed China has taken a hard line during military-level talks on Saturday "The Chinese have walked in and taken our territory in Ladakh. Meanwhile. The PM is absolutely silent and has vanished from the scene"
Gandhi has been asking the government repeatedly to clarify whether China has taken over the Indian Territory in the Ladakh region.'
The Foreign Ministry on Sunday said that In a meeting between top military officers on Saturday, India and China agreed to "peacefully resolve the situation in the border areas in accordance with various bilateral agreements",
The government sources yesterday said that Indian and Chinese troops have begun mutual disengagement in some parts of the eastern Ladakh.
A "significant" number of Chinese troops have withdrawn, say the government sources. And to reciprocate, the Indian side also brought back some of its troops and vehicles from these areas, said top sources.