Doklam Headache Not Over Yet, Chinese Army Fortifies Northern Side of Plateau, Says Report


Even as intelligence report of Indian Army to Centre has alerted about PLA (Chinese army) adopting new strategy at LoC, a news report says that Beijing has almost completely taken control of the northern side of Doklam.

ThePrint article by Col (retd) Vinayak Bhat cites satellite images to show that the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has set up concrete posts, seven helipads, new trenches and several dozen armoured vehicles close to the point where Indian and Chinese troops were at loggerheads for more than 70 days last year.

The report came days after Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat said the time had come for India to shift focus to its northern border. Amid aggressive Chinese efforts to increase its influence in the region, the Army chief said India cannot allow its neighbours to drift away to China. He also said there had been a “major reduction” in Chinese troops at the Doklam plateau region on Sikkim-Bhutan border. Read More…

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