Apart from recalling Netaji’s contribution, Modi’s speech projected the Bengal icon as the leading light of India’s Independence whose dreams the present government is trying to realise.
The military talks are slated to be held at the Moldo border point on the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh, the sources said on Saturday.
The defence minister also said India is developing infrastructure in border areas at a "very fast rate", adding China has objected to some of the projects.
The countries have been locked in a bitter border standoff in eastern Ladakh for over eight months as multiple rounds of diplomatic and military talks have not yet produced any major breakthrough.
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He said if the allegation made out by the BJP MP is true, will the government again give a clean chit to China or blame previous governments for it.
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The Ministry of External Affairs said India has stepped up the construction of border infrastructure, including roads and bridges for the improvement of livelihood of its citizens.
Running into 10 pages, the document was recently declassified in part by US National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien and now has been posted on the website of the White House.
The People's Liberation Army soldier was apprehended during early hours of January 8, on the Indian Side of the LAC, in Ladakh area, South of Pangong Tso lake.
In Beijing, the Chinese military confirmed that one of its soldiers "went astray" along the China-India border areas.
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The talks were held under the framework of Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination on India-China border affairs.
MEA said the two sides continue to maintain communication through diplomatic and military channels and these discussions have helped both sides to enhance understanding of each other's positions.
Jaishankar also said that what has happened in eastern Ladakh was not actually in China's interest as it has significantly impacted public sentiment in India.
China will, as always, be committed to maintaining and developing relations with India and upholding peace and stability in the border areas, the spokesperson said.
The comments by Jaishankar during an online interactive session organised by Australian think tank Lowy Institute came against the backdrop of the LAC standoff.
India also stressed that the core issue in the ongoing military standoff with China in eastern Ladakh was the need to "strictly" follow various bilateral pacts and protocols.