The previous prime minister stated India ‘can not and won’t be cowed down by threats and intimidation nor allow a compromise with our territorial integrity’.
- Final Up to date: June 22, 2020, 9:22 AM IST
Former prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Monday sought justice for martyred Col Santosh Babu, who was killed within the conflict with Chinese language troops in Galwan Valley, urging the federal government to not be cowed down by “threats and intimidation” in coping with the neighbour nor allowing “compromise with our territorial integrity”.
In a press release, the previous PM additionally sought to remind the federal government that “disinformation is not any substitute for diplomacy or decisive management”.
“At this second, we stand at historic cross-roads. Our Authorities’s selections and actions can have critical bearings on how the long run generations understand us. Those that lead us bear the load of a solemn responsibility. And in our democracy that duty rests with the workplace of the Prime Minister. The Prime Minister should all the time be aware of the implications of his phrases and declarations on our Nation’s safety as additionally strategic and territorial pursuits,” Singh stated.
He added, “China is openly and illegally searching for to say elements of Indian territory such because the Galwan Valley and the Pangong Tso Lake by committing a number of incursions between April 2020 until date. We can not and won’t be cowed down by threats and intimidation nor allow a compromise with our territorial integrity. The Prime Minister can not enable them to make use of his phrases as a vindication of their place and should be certain that all organs of the federal government work collectively to sort out this disaster and forestall it from escalating additional.”
The previous PM added “that disinformation is not any substitute for diplomacy or decisive management. The reality can’t be suppressed by having pliant allies spout comforting however false statements”.
“We name upon the Prime Minister and the Authorities to rise to the event, to make sure justice for Col. B. Santosh Babu and our jawans who’ve made the last word sacrifice and resolutely defended our territorial integrity. To do any much less could be a historic betrayal of the individuals’s religion,” he stated.