Known for having often spoken about military questions, the Punjab chief minister, captain Amarinder Singh, hit the government of the National Democratic Alliance led by the BJP on Monday in the center of the confrontation with China in Ladakh.
At a press conference, the chief minister said: “We won the previous wars of 1948, 65, 71 and 99. And now it is their turn to respond to the Chinese incursion,” said declared the chief minister.
“We have had constant irritation with China since the 1960s. Galwan is not the first time. I am sure the Indian government is taking military precautions. I think we have to be very careful about their intentions to bridge the gap. ‘gap between Aksai Chin and Siachen., cutting India’s access to this region. “
Captain Singh also asked the government of the union to return the donations of Chinese companies to the PM-CARES fund, created by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to respond to national emergencies like the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
The chief minister said that the PM-CARES Fund, created to strengthen India’s fight against the coronavirus, had received donations from some Chinese companies.
“I think we need to take a strong stand towards China,” said the senior congress official.
“When this confrontation continues at that time, if money has been received, it should be returned,” he said.
“I don’t think we can afford to take Chinese money when our boys are killed and Indian territory is invaded,” he said.
Twenty Indian soldiers died in a violent clash with the Chinese army in the Galwan Valley in Ladakh on the evening of June 15.
Captain Singh also named Chinese companies and Chinese companies, which are said to have made donations to the PM-CARES Fund (Aid to Citizens and Rescue of Citizens in Emergencies).
“It is not a question of how much money has come,” said Captain Singh, adding “at a time when number one; they (China) are responsible for COVID and number two; when they are responsible for the aggression in my country “,” even if a rupee “comes from Chinese companies, it must be returned.
“I think this is the time when the money received from Chinese companies should be returned to them. We can easily manage without (this). India does not need Chinese money to take care of it. – and we will do it ourselves, “he said.
(With PTI entries)