Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Friday raised the problem of India-China border standoff and questioned ‘achche din’ evaluating Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s VVIP choppers and the situation of Indian troopers dwelling in sub-zero circumstances. Sharing a information report which later the Press Data Bureau claimed pretend, Rahul Gandhi tweeted, “The jawans of the nation are combating PLA troopers in excessive climate circumstances from regular tents. They’re unafraid. However the Prime Minister of the nation flies round in an aeroplane that prices Rs eight,400 crore and he’s scared to even take the title of China. Who go achche din?”
Just a few days in the past, VVIP plane Air India One for use for President, Vice President and Prime Minister arrived at Delhi worldwide airport from the US. These particular flights are geared up with superior communication system, permitting mid-air audio and video communication. Stories mentioned the entire price of buy and retrofitting the 2 planes has been estimated to be round Rs8,400 crore.
Juxtaposing this with the state of affairs of the LAC troopers — their tents are reportedly not appropriate for sub-zero circumstances, Rahul Gandhi mocked at ‘achche din’, a promise given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Over 50,000 India troops are more likely to stay stationed by the winter months this yr because the India-China standoff is happening.
Defence minister Rajnath Singh within the Lok Sabha had promised appropriate habitat and clothes. I can guarantee you that the morale and motivation of our armed forces may be very excessive…They’re being provisioned with appropriate clothes, habitat and the required defence wherewithal,” he mentioned. From specialised winter clothes to rations and arctic tents to moveable heaters, navy planes and helicopters have been flying to Ladakh nearly day by day with their cargo holds stuffed with essential provides and equipment that troopers would require to slug it out within the inhospitable mountain terrain, officers mentioned in September. Nonetheless, former BJP MP of Ladakh, Thupstan Chhewang, mentioned the troopers haven’t been supplied with new tents, the report quoted by Rahul Gandhi mentioned. The report additionally mentioned Chinese language troops have “additional transgressed into Indian territory and occupied positions in Finger 2 and three of north financial institution of Pangong Tso Lake. “It’s a pretend information. Military’s further directorate normal of public data has refuted this assertion,” PIB face Verify claimed.