Having already given a bloody nostril to the Folks’s Liberation Military troops in Jap Ladakh throughout face-offs within the ongoing battle, the ITBP within the delicate Tawang sector in Arunachal Pradesh says its males had been on a excessive readiness mode on the Line of Precise Management (LAC) and the Chinese language will not be capable to spring any surprises on this sector.
“When incidents (transgression by Chinese language Military in Jap Ladakh) like this occur, we have now to stay on excessive alert mode in order that such unexpected incidents aren’t allowed to occur and there aren’t any surprises. As you possibly can see that although there are excessive chilly circumstances which make issues troublesome, our males are on a really excessive alert and keeping track of the border on a regular basis,” ITBP’s 55 battalion commander Commandant IB Jha mentioned at a ahead location.
“Nobody can shock us right here. We’ve got made a dedication to the nation to guard it and we’re doing our duties and sustaining excessive preparedness ranges,” the officer added.
#WATCH Nobody can shock us right here. We have made a dedication to the nation to guard it….Troops right here say that their counterparts in Ladakh fought arduous & additionally they need to do higher than them if a chance comes by, says ITBP’s 55th Bn commander in Tawang sector, Arunachal pic.twitter.com/Q0xTlhK1GG
— ANI (@ANI) December 26, 2020
The ITBP has performed an vital position within the ongoing battle with the Chinese language troops in each japanese Ladakh in addition to the LAC in Arunachal Pradesh.
Within the preliminary violent face-offs, the ITBP had a number of encounters with the Chinese language troops trying to transgress within the Pangong Lake, Finger space and the Patrolling Factors 14,15, 17 and 17A.
In the course of the hand handy combat, regardless of being outnumbered not solely prevented the Chinese language troops from advancing, however additionally they triggered a number of accidents on the Chinese language aspect.
Commandant Jha mentioned the bravery proven by ITBP troops within the early face-offs with the Chinese language in April-Could timeframe has extremely impressed the troops deployed within the Arunachal sector.
“Our troops fought arduous within the Ladakh sector and confirmed their mettle. The troops right here usually inform me that their counterparts in Ladakh fought arduous they usually additionally need a chance to do higher than them if a chance comes by in our space of duty,” he mentioned.
The ITBP officer mentioned the preparations carried out by them around the yr would make sure that they’ll additionally do the identical when the time comes.
Commandant Jha mentioned the infrastructure growth by the Indian aspect in the previous couple of years now permits the Indian troops to additionally transfer very near the final level or the zero factors on the LAC within the Tawang sector.
“Whether or not it’s clothes or infrastructure, quite a lot of work has been carried out on this regard in latest instances. As you would see that our autos may go to until the final level, this helps in responding to conditions rapidly with out the fatigue,” Commandant Jha mentioned.
Tawang sector is without doubt one of the most delicate sectors within the northeast on the LAC and within the 1962 conflict, the Chinese language had managed to come back deep contained in the Indian areas at the moment.
Nevertheless, in view of the delicate nature of the sector, a whole Corps of the Indian Military is nearly totally deployed in and round Tawang to forestall any misadventure by the adversary.
The Tezpur-based Gajraj Corps has nearly all its formations scattered across the sector and the excessive degree of preparedness by the Indian Military can be seen within the sector.
The Corps at the moment commanded by Lt Gen Shantanu Dayal had quickly deployed itself within the ahead areas quickly after the Chinese language aggression within the Ladakh sector.
The coordination between the ITBP and the Indian Military might be seen very intently as they each temporary one another about their respective actions within the space and the actions of the Chinese language close to their areas of operation.
Within the areas with vegetation close to the LAC the place snowfall has began lately, the ITBP troops have began patrolling in snowsuits which permit them to function even in chilly freezing temperatures.
To offer provides to the troops deployed in inaccessible areas by roads within the increased reaches, the ITBP makes use of its ‘fleet’ of Yaks who’re one of the crucial reliable technique of transportation within the excessive altitude areas.
The animals can transport upto 90 kilograms of rations and provides and might attain hill tops and distant areas in very brief time.
(With ANI inputs)