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Updated Wed, 16 Sep 2020 11:36 AM IST
Minister of State for Home Nityananda Rai
– Photo: ANI
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The government was asked how many attempts have been made by Pakistan and China to infiltrate in the last six months. In response, Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai told the Rajya Sabha that there were zero attempts from Pakistan in February, four in March, 24 in April, eight in May, zero in June and 11 in July.
Number of cases of attempted infiltration along India-Pakistan border during last 6 months are – Feb 0, March 4, April 24, May 8, June 0, Jul 11: MoS MHA Nityanand Rai on 'whether it is a fact that cases of infiltration from Pak & China has increased during the last six months' https://t.co/SlCbTKiDqt
– ANI (@ANI) September 16, 2020
At the same time, giving information about the infiltration from China, the Minister of State for Home Affairs said that there has been no intrusion on the Indo-China border in the last 6 months. Significantly, there has been a prolonged military standoff with China on the Ladakh border, reports of intermittent skirmishes between the soldiers of both sides are also coming out.
It is worth noting that earlier, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday that while making a statement on the border dispute with China, an attempt was made to change the status quo from China, but the efforts of the jawans thwarted its plans. The Defense Minister said, the government and military are fully prepared to deal with any situation.