Congress on Sunday claimed that satellite images confirm China’s missile sites installed on the eastern borders at Naku La and Doka La. These missiles might pose a threat to India’s security, Congress highlighted, and demanded that the government take the nation into confidence on the issue.
Through a joint virtual press conference, Congress leaders Rajiv Shukla and Gaurav Gogoi said the government should review the issue during the Monsoon session of Parliament, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi should respond to everybody’s concerns.Government sources confirmed that the armed forces were keeping a close watch on activities at the border. The two Congress leaders raised their concerns regarding the Indian government’s “silence” on the issue.
“We would urge the government of India to take the nation into confidence. The government should also address the issue in Parliament along with coronavirus, and clarify what threat it poses to the country’s security,” Shukla reported. Gogoi, the Congress’ deputy leader in Lok Sabha, said this is ” a matter of grave concern that affects national security and could have serious consequences.
“This is a very dangerous step and we have consistently reminded the Modi governments of the strengthening of the military by expansionist China, but the Indian government and the prime minister have remained silent,” he stated. The two leaders said the government must devise an action plan to administer the situation.