Highlights

  • In the case of the missing Arunachal youth, India is strict, asking China to return
  • The Indian Army said that China should ensure safe return of the youth as per the prescribed protocol.
  • The missing young man lost his way in search of prey and vegetation, still missing

Itanagar: In the case of a missing person from Arunachal Pradesh, the Indian Army has approached the Chinese Army through a hotline. The Indian Army said that China should ensure safe return of the youth as per the prescribed protocol. The Indian Army informed the Chinese Army on the hotline that the missing youth had lost his way in search of prey and herbs and was still missing. However, China has denied having any such information.

In Tezpur, the Defense Ministry PRO tweeted, “Jido, 17-year-old Miram Taron from Arunachal Pradesh was allegedly apprehended by the PLA from across the LAC. Upon receiving the information, the Indian Army immediately contacted the PLA through a hotline. To do.

Another such incident after 2020
This is the second time since 2020 that China has dared to support its own claim on Arunachal. Arunachal Pradesh MP Tapir Gao said that on January 18, 17-year-old Meeram from Arunachal Pradesh was abducted by the Chinese army from Indian territory in Upper Siang district.

He was accompanied at the time by an ally who had escaped from the Chinese army and provided information. The Indian Army informed the Chinese Army on the hotline that the missing youth had lost his way in search of prey and herbs and was still missing. The Indian Army asked the Chinese Army to return the young man safely under the prescribed protocol.

China claims 90,000 km of Arunachal Pradesh
Similarly, in September 2020, PLA abducted 5 youths from Arunachal Pradesh from Upper Subansiri district of Arunachal Pradesh. A week later all the youths were released. Beijing is claiming 90,000 km2 area of ​​Arunachal Pradesh. China calls this area southern Tibet. China has recently confirmed its claim to the state by renaming 15 places in Arunachal Pradesh.

After this incident, the External Affairs Ministry replied in sharp words, “Arunachal Pradesh has always been, is and will remain an integral part of India. Changing the names of areas in Arunachal Pradesh does not change this fact.

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