Latest News Live Updates, October 1, 2021: India slammed China on Thursday for once again blaming it for the standoff in eastern Ladakh, saying “provocative” behavior and “one-sided” attempts by the Chinese military to change the status quo had caused a serious disruption of the peace and quiet in the region.
Foreign Ministry (MEA) spokesman Arindam Bagchi said China continues to deploy large numbers of troops and weapons to border areas and that it is in response to Chinese actions that the forces Indian armies had to make appropriate counter-deployments.
He said India expects the Chinese side to work towards a swift resolution of the remaining issues along the Real Line of Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh while fully respecting bilateral agreements and protocols. .
India’s reaction came in response to China’s new claim that the “root cause” of the tensions between the two countries was New Delhi following a “forward-thinking policy” and “illegally” encroaching on the territory. Chinese.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch two flagship missions of his government on Friday, the Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban (SBM-U) 2.0 and the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) 2.0. The programs address the ambitious challenge of making all Indian cities waste and water free as part of the journey towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said in a statement.
The SBM-U 2.0 and AMRUT 2.0 programs represent a “step forward in effectively addressing the challenges of India’s rapid urbanization,” the PMO said.