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QUESTION NO.1939 ESTABLISHMENT OF A CAMP BY CHINA AT DOKLAM TRIJUNCTION

January 04, 2018

RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.1939
TO BE ANSWERED ON 04.01.2018

ESTABLISHMENT OF A CAMP BY CHINA AT DOKLAM TRIJUNCTION

1939. SHRI KIRANMAY NANDA:

Will the Minister of EXTERNAL AFFAIRS be pleased to state:

(a) whether it is a fact that China has again established its camp of about 2000 soldiers at Doklam Trijunction;

(b) if so, whether India have deputed sufficient formations to combat any situation;

(c) if not, the reasons therefor; and

(d) the details of diplomatic efforts, if any made by Government in this regard?

ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
(SHRI M. J. AKBAR)

(a) to (d) On the basis of persistent diplomatic communication, the disengagement of Indian and Chinese border personnel in the Doklam area was accomplished on 28 August 2017. Since then, there have been no new developments at the face-off site and its vicinity. The status quo prevails in this area.

Government keeps a constant watch on all developments having a bearing on India’s security and takes all necessary measures to safeguard it.

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