India and China have resumed talks of Corps Commander Laver on 24 January to end tensions in Ladakh. The Line of Actual Control (LAC) has been on a deadlock for the past 9 months. Meanwhile, the head of the border village has claimed that during this time, Chinese vehicles were using Indian roads. According to The Hindu’s report, Ugain Tsawang, the village head of Koyul, one of the last settlements in the Demchok sector, shared a video of 16 December 2020 with The Hindu, in which two Chinese vehicles appeared near the village, which locals and security forces Pushed back.
In the second video of 10 December 2020, some Chinese people were seen parking their car and taking pictures of the area. Ugain, who shot the video, said that the Chinese people also prevented the shepherds. He said that on December 10, some villagers noticed that Chinese citizens had entered a kilometer inside the Indian border area. After which we contacted the officials, who asked to camp there and move us away. We kept guard there for four-five days.
Chinese vehicles returned on 16 December
On December 16, Chinese vehicles were back in the area again, but this time SDM and ITBP officials were present there. We followed them. The PLA soldiers were there with the civilians. The area in which the Chinese soldiers and civilians entered is close to the patrolling point 38. He said that our shepherds did not go there for the past 2 years to feed the animals in winter. This time we were surprised to see the Chinese intrusion there. This never happened. The roads built in India were being used for encroachment in the country.
He said that Chinese encroachment could be caught red-handed, because everything was recorded on the phone. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh had informed the Rajya Sabha last September that a face-to-face encounter with the Chinese troops was because the patrolling was disrupted.