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Chief of Army Staff Bipin Rawat.(File Photo: IANS) by .
Chief of Army Staff Bipin Rawat (File Photo: IANS)

Army┬áChief General Bipin Rawat visited Sikkim amid the border tensions between India and China escalates after both countries accused each other for border incursions…..reports Asian Lite News

Chief of Army Staff Bipin Rawat.(File Photo: IANS) by .
Chief of Army Staff Bipin Rawat (File Photo: IANS)

Bipin Rawat on Thursday took stock of the situation in Sikkim amid a stand-off between Indian and Chinese troops along the border.

Informed sources said the Army chief was briefed about the security situation and the stand-off. He also visited areas under the 17th Mountain Division.

Gen Rawat will return to Delhi on Friday.

The visit took place on a day China alluded to India’s military defeat in 1962 and asked New Delhi to withdraw troops from “Chinese territory”.

India and China have accused other’s troops of crossing their border.

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