Members of the National Secular Forum (NSF) today took out strong protest rallies against Chinese incursions in the Ladakh region and demanded UPA-Govt and State govt to give a befitting reply to the China.
A large number of NSF activists led by State President of forum, Dr.Vikas Sharma and block the University road in half and hour .
The NSF activists later burnt an effigy of China and raised slogans against the Chinese government, UPA-Govt and Prime Minister.
Addressing the protesters here today, Dr.Vikas Sharma, president of NSF, said the Centre had not paid attention to the region for the past many years and as a result, the Chinese had been able to enter the Indian Territory and harass Ladakh people.
Dr Sharma said that on April 15 at least 50 personal from People’s Liberation Army intruded at least 10 km inside Indian Territory in Daulat Baig sector of Leh. “The PLA pitched tents inside the Indian Territory and established temporary posts there”, he added.
He also said that Chinese troops had earlier in July 2009 entered nearly 1.5 Km into Indian territory near Mount Gya, recognized as international border by India and China, and painted the boulders and rocks with red spray paint. The incursions were reported from the area, generally referred in the Chumar sector in east of Leh, and painted “China” in Cantonese with Red spray paint all over the boulders and rocks. On June 21 in 2009, a Chinese helicopter had entered the Indian airspace and is reported to have air-dropped canned food again at Chumar.
He further said that Chinese troops had painted rocks with “red star” — insignia of People’s Liberation Army—earlier in August 2011,incursion into Indian territory in Chumar division of Nyoma sector, about 300 km from here, during which they had destroyed some tents of grazers and unused Army bunkers,.