“It did not cede any territory to China,” says the Defense Ministry | India News
Pangong Tso in Ladakh
India has not ceded any territory as a result of the deal with China, the Defense Ministry said today.
“The claim that Indian territory is up to finger 4 in the Pangong Tso area is categorically false,” the statement further said.
The clarification comes shortly after a statement by Congressional Leader Rahul Gandhi this morning, saying that India has ceded territory to China as part of the disengagement.
The Army statement clearly contradicted a claim made by Gandhi. He said: “Finger 4 is our territory, that’s where our post used to be. Now we have gone from finger 4 to finger 3. Why did Prime Minister Modi cede Indian territory to the Chinese? This is the question you need to be. answered by him and the defense minister, “Gandhi said.