Lately in Bumla and Tawang, Nov. 6: Behind the bonhomie and the scenes of good cheer that marked the meeting of Indian and Chinese military officials at the Heap of Stones on the Line of Actual Control across Arunachal Pradesh last Monday, Beijing has quietly slipped in a note of dissent on Indian border patrols.
Later this week, the special envoys of India and China on border talks ” national security adviser M.K. Narayanan and Dai Bingquo ” are scheduled to meet ahead of Chinese President Hu Jintao’s visit slated for November 20.
The Chinese delegation led by Senior Colonel Li Ming handed over to the Indian delegation led by Brigadier Sanjay Kulkarni photographs that were said to be of Indian Army personnel in Chinese-claimed territory. [Full Text]