New Delhi is expecting that National Security Advisor Ajit Doval's proposed visit to China on 26 July would result in a neutralisation of the tension in the Sikkim standoff
Sikkim standoff: Kailash yatra to go on via Lipulekh pass; Nathu La to open if India 'rectifies mistake', says China
The Nathu La route is the second one opened by China for the Indian pilgrims to visit Kailash and Mansarovar areas.
Mansarovar yatra: China barring Indian pilgrims to pass through Nathu La indicates strained New Delhi-Beijing ties
Days after China refused entry to Indian pilgrims, officials said that the Mansarovar pilgrimage is proceeding smoothly through the other route in Uttarakhand
China said on Monday that it was in touch with India over continuing the Kailash Mansarovar yatra through the Nathu La pass in Sikkim
'Made in India' making big splash at China border town as Mansarovar Yatra pilgrims pass through Nathu La
India might be suffering USD 47 billion trade deficit with China, but it is making a big splash in this border town with several shops using 'Made in India' sign boards and traders cashing on border trade through the Nathu La pass.
Opposing the Indo-China pact on seeking an alternative route to Mansarovar through Nathula in Sikkim, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Friday said it goes against the religious sentiments of people across the country.