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The Army Will Hold A Seminar On The Indo-China Border Dispute, According To A Chinese Strategic Idea

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  • Chinese strategic thought process and military transformation, implications and way forward for India," Lt. Col Rawat said.
  • "The Army's Eastern Command is responsible for safeguarding the country's long frontiers in the northeast region across some of the most difficult and inhospitable high-altitude and jungle terrains found anywhere on the planet," said the spokesman.

According to officials, the Indian Army is planning a two-day seminar on Thursday and Friday at the Gajraj Corps headquarters in Assam’s Tezpur on various issues relating to the India-China border, including disputed matters and Chinese strategic thought.

The seminar, according to Lt. Col Mahendra Rawat, will be held to keep up with the evolving threat on the northern borders.

The ongoing push for operational readiness along the northern borders has gotten a boost from high-priority, fast-paced infrastructure development in border areas, infusion of cutting-edge technology in the Army, and a vigorous discourse on doctrine and strategy, he said.

The Army’s Eastern Command chief, Lieutenant General Rana Pratap Kalita, arrived in Tezpur on Tuesday for a four-day visit to the Gajraj Corps and to participate in the seminar-cum-panel discussion.

The Army commander is on a tour of the front lines.

“The seminar aims to further refine understanding of the various contours of the evolution of the Sino-India boundary dispute over the decades, Chinese strategic thought process and military transformation, implications and way forward for India,” Lt. Col Rawat said.

“The Army’s Eastern Command is responsible for safeguarding the country’s long frontiers in the northeast region across some of the most difficult and inhospitable high-altitude and jungle terrains found anywhere on the planet,” said the spokesman.

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