Eastern Army Commander Lt.Gen.Manoj Pande asserted that the Indian preparedness to respond to any contingency is of a very high order.
Commander-in-Chief of Indian Army's Eastern Command Lt Gen MK Pande said that China has increased its troops levels on its sides in Eastern Sector in the depth areas and they have not yet gone back.
India giving major push to infrastructure development for quick mobilisation of troops in Arunachal sector
The major road projects include construction of a road from Zero Point near Tenga to Itanagar and another one called Western Axis road from Shergaon to Tawang.
Our emerging commitment to the Indo-US strategic partnership provides insufficient support for our dilemma in dealing with both China and Pakistan at the land borders.
India ramped up its overall deployment along the nearly 3,400-km-long LAC besides speeding up infrastructure development to gain a tactical advantage.
China's total imports and exports expanded 22.7 per cent year on year to 28.33 trillion yuan (about USD 4.38 trillion) in the first three quarters of 2021.
The 13th India-China Corps Commanders meet was held on October 10 at the Moldo-Chushul border meeting point on the Chinese side.
India has been pushing for disengagement from HotSpring, Depsang and Demchok which have been in standoff mode since long.
He said if the Chinese military maintains the deployment through the second winter, it may lead to an LoC-like situation (Line of Control) though not an active LoC as is there on the western front.
There was no damage to the Indian defences in the face-off that took place between the two sides at the location, sources said.
Gen Naravane said India had made matching deployments in its areas along the LAC and there was no way anyone would be able to behave in an aggressive manner again.
India had on September 20 had said the country's territory should not be used for sheltering, training, planning or financing terrorist acts.
Lt Gen TK Chawla, Director General Artillery said that guns have been deployed well but the access to other critical areas continues and more guns will be deployed.
China's 'provocative behaviour' disturbed peace in eastern Ladakh: India; rejects fresh Chinese comments on Galwan
Reacting to the Chinese remarks, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi also said Chinese actions have impacted bilateral relations.
Peace in border areas important, but it is not the 'whole story' of bilateral ties: Chinese envoy amid Ladakh standoff
Sun Weidong said China and India should enhance mutual trust, strengthen dialogue and properly handle differences and not allow them to become disputes.