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‘Blatant compromise’ with nationwide safety: Congress slams Modi authorities over Pangong Tso bridge difficulty

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'Blatant compromise' with national security: Congress slams Modi government over Pangong Tso bridge issue

By PTI

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Thursday termed as “meek” the federal government’s response to studies that China was constructing a second bridge throughout Pangong Tso in jap Ladakh and alleged that it was a “blatant compromise” with India’s nationwide safety.

A day after studies emerged about China constructing the bridge, the Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday mentioned the world the place the reported building is being undertaken is underneath the occupation of that nation for many years.

At a media briefing, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi mentioned India displays such developments.

Tagging a video of Bagchi’s remarks, Congress chief sokesperson Randeep Surjewala mentioned in a tweet, “Such meek & cowering response to building of 2nd bridge by China on Pangong Tso Lake is a blatant compromise with our ‘National Security’.”

“China continuously violates our territorial integrity and a diffident Modi Govt just cedes our territory. This is deprecable & condemnable!” he mentioned.

In response to queries over the media studies, Bagchi mentioned on the media briefing, “We have seen media reports and other reports on the so-called bridge. Somebody said second bridge or if it is an expansion of the current bridge.”

He mentioned India at all times felt that the world that’s referred to within the studies is underneath the occupation of the Chinese aspect for many years.