This is a 11OO worded crisp IDF Analysis with Trishul Trident, of China overstretching as the Middle Kingdom of old, gambling India under rising Covid-19 and a slowed economy. PLA haughtily painted a CHUNG KUO(China) map at Pangong Lake and put up a tent at Patrolling Point 14 in Ladakh both in last two months on Indian side of the LAC, the scene of bloody clashes. China aims to thwart India’s advances which Chinese view as aimed to disrupt CPEC in POK and take Aksai Chin after HM Amit Shah’s statement in Parlaiment on 5th Aug, 2019 on Art 370. It set the cat against pigeons in China.
After tension and poor Intelligence analysis on Chinese build up in Ladakh, a violent face off took place between India’s ITBP on May 5th at Pangong (Tso) lake’s Northern shore at Finger 4 spur. Chinese challenged India’s claim up to Finger 8, with injuries in numbers including Army personnel, media reported. On 15th June both clashed at Patrol Point 14. India learnt Col Babu and 19 Indian brave souls lost lives which seems to have humiliated China with more dead. Col Babu could have phoned Brigade Commander for orders but like Nelson, acted to bring down a Chinese tent, when a stone hit him in the head and India’s Regimental Honour was bruised …….IDF calls it a turning point in Leadership to be honoured, like Gen Sagat Singh’s initiative at Nathu La. Massive military build up ensued eye to eye.Continue reading