#GalwanValley

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Indian Army conducts battle drills along the Indo-China border (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ANI/screengrab)

  • Indian Army has increased surveillance along the Line of Actual Control
  • The heightened vigil comes as China conducts annual military exercises in the “depth” areas
  • Indian and Chinese militaries have been engaged in discussions since the Galwan clash last year

.Ladakh
The standoff between the two countries started with bloody clashes in Galwan Valley of Ladakh in June 2020. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ ANI)

  • India and China have decided to pull out troops in the disputed region of Gogra Heights in Eastern Ladakh
  • This was following the twelfth round of military talks
  • This is the third disengagement at the LAC in eastern Ladakh, after Galwan and Pangong TsoThis

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
After last year's Galwan Valley incident, the Chinese Army has realised that it needs better training and preparation, General Bipin Rawat said. (PTI File Photo)

  • Chinese soldiers do not have much experience of fighting in the mountain terrain, Bipin Rawat said
  • The Chinese soldiers are mainly from "the civilian streets," General Bipin Rawat said
  • Indian soldiers are very adept in fighting in the mountain region, he said

.Leh
Major General Akash Kaushik, officiating GOC Fire and Fury Corps laid a wreath at Leh War Memorial and paid homage to martyrs who laid down their lives at Galwan on 15 Jun 2020. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • 20 Indian soldiers laid down their lives in the Galwan valley clash with China on June 15, last year
  • COAS Gen MM Naravane on Tuesday said their sacrifice will be "eternally etched" in the memory of the nation
  • Although denied at first, China officially acknowledged in February that five of its soldiers had died in the clash