General Manoj Pande stated on Monday that China’s transgressions along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) continue to be a potential trigger for escalation and that the Indian Army is firm’ and resolute in dealing with the PLA Army.
'The fact is that we have said that if you do something to us we will do something to you and that will be proportionate even more than what you have done to us", former Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane.
On October 22, CDS Gen Anil Chauhan had an intensive discussion with the three service chiefs at NDA in Pune over the proposed military theatre commands. The three chiefs were given three months to build consensus among themselves by ironing out inter-service differences.
General Manoj Pande on Monday said that the Indian Army aimed to “re-establish trust and tranquillity” with the Chinese PLA at a time when the sides are locked in a standoff in the Ladakh sector, but cautioned that “it can’t be a one-way affair”.