GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of External Affairs
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 977
TO BE ANSWERED ON 18.11.2010
Infiltration by Chines PLA in Gilgit
977. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:
Will the Minister of EXTERNAL AFFAIRS be pleased to state:
(a) Whether it is a fact that of late, the infiltration of Chinese Peoples Liberation Army personnel in Gilgit region of Pakistan occupied Kashmir has increased manifold which is dangerous for India;
(b) If so, the details thereof; and
(c) The diplomatic and other efforts that have been made by Government to ward off the danger and senstise the world community in this regard?
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
(SMT. PRENEET KAUR)
(a) To (c ) Government has seen media reports regarding presence of Chinese troops in Gilgit- Baltistan area. Both the Chinese and the Pakistan sides have denied these media reports. Government remains vigilant to all developments having a bearing on India’s national interest and takes all necessary measures to safeguard it.