Indian Army sends hotline messages to PLA over reports of abduction of five people from Arunachal Pradesh
Reports of the abduction have come at a time that the Indian Army has enhanced its deployment along the 3,400 km-long LAC
New Delhi: The Indian Army has taken up with the Chinese military the reports of abduction of five people from Upper Subansiri district of Arunachal Pradesh by the PLA troops, military sources said on Sunday.
The commander of the Army unit deployed in the area sent hotline messages to the PLA unit concerned about the reported abduction, the sources said.
The reports of abduction of the five men came at a time that the Indian Army has enhanced its deployment along the 3,400 km-long Line of Actual Control in view of the border row between the two countries in eastern Ladakh.
A senior official of the Arunachal Pradesh government said on Saturday that the local police has launched a probe into the matter.
The Leh-based Apex Body of People's Movement for 6th Schedule and Kargil Democratic Alliance leaders also said they have reached on a consensus to seek one more Lok Sabha seat and two Rajya Sabha seats from the region
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to the nation on last Independence Day had announced that a new university would be established in Ladakh
The two sides have already have hotline facilities for ground commanders in eastern Ladakh and Arunachal Pradesh sectors