Amid the India-China standoff at Eastern Ladakh, the neighbouring country has built a new village in Arunachal Pradesh, ND TV reported.
According to the report that appeared on the website of the channel, satellite images have shown that China has constructed a new village consisting of about 101 homes in the Himalayan state.
The same images, dated November 1, 2020, have been analyzed by several experts, who confirmed that the construction, the report said.
The village spread over approximately 4.5 kms within Indian territory, located on the banks of the River Tsari Chu, in the Upper Subansiri district.
In June last year, 20 Indian soldiers were killed in a violent clash with Chinse troopers at the Galwan Valley in Eastern Ladakh.
The stand-off in Ladakh continues through this winter with thousands of soldiers from both sides deployed on the frontline at extreme altitudes in sub-zero temperatures
Earlier in November 2019, BJP MP Tapir Gao said that China had “occupied 50-60 kilometres” of Indian territory in Arunachal Pradesh.
Gao, who is an MP from Arunachal East, said that an area in Arunachal Pradesh, where former External Affairs Minister Jaswant Singh was posted as an Army Captain, was not with India now.