PM calls all-party meeting on 19th

After the Indo-china stand off at gave way for an unprecedented clash between the soldiers of both the countries, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for an all-party meeting on June 19th. The meeting will discuss India-China border issue following the violent Monday night face-off in the Galwan Valley in Ladakh on the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) in a tweet on Wednesday said that the meeting will be held at 5 p.m. on June 19 in which issues related to the face-off between the Indian forces and Chinese People’s Liberation Army soldiers at patrolling point number 14 in eastern Ladakh will be discussed.

The presidents of various parties will take part in the meeting. “In order to discuss the situation in the India-China border areas, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for an all-party meeting at 5 p.m. on 19th June. Presidents of various political parties would take part in this virtual meeting,” the PMO tweeted.

Meanwhile, government sources said, several Indian Army soldiers are “critically injured” and are undergoing treatment and that “casualties could increase” in the one of the deadliest attack carried out by the Chinese Army at the LAC. Government sources said that the number of critically injured personnel is in double digit, Indian Army refused to comment on the numbers and stated that several were injured.

The attack on Indian Army personnel by the Chinese People’s Liberation Army happened on Monday night and continued for almost six to seven hours, according to the army sources.

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