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Rahul Gandhi slams Centre for not reacting on 'abduction' of Indian youth by Chinese army

By Dinkle Popli -- January 20, 2022 11:57 am -- Updated:January 20, 2022 11:57 am

New Delhi, January 20: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday slammed the Central government for not reacting to the alleged abduction of Indian youth by China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) and said that the silence is a statement of the Centre as they do not care.

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His statement comes after a 17-year-old Miram Taron has been abducted by China's PLA from Arunachal Pradesh's Zido area, Upper Siang district, Lungta Jor area. Taking to Twitter, the Congress leader said, "A few days before Republic Day, a citizen of Sovereign India is kidnapped by China - We are with the family of Miram Taroun and will not give up hope, will not give up. PM's cowardly silence is his statement denotes he doesn't care!"

Earlier today, Congress Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Pasighat West Ninong Ering on Thursday termed the alleged abduction of Indian youth by China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) an "unfortunate" incident.

Speaking to media, Ering claimed that a 17-year-old Miram Taron has been abducted by China's PLA from Arunachal Pradesh's Zido area, Upper Siang district, Lungta Jor area.
"This is a very serious problem which once again has arisen in Arunachal Pradesh. We have come to know that 17-year-old Miram Taron has been abducted by China's PLA from Arunachal Pradesh's Zido area, Upper Siang district, Lungta Jor area. It is unfortunate that Chinese are intruding into Indian territory," claims Congress MLA.

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Regarding this incident Defence Sources remarked, and “It’s informed that on receipt of info, the Indian Army immediately contacted PLA. Assistance from PLA has been sought to locate individual on their side &return him as per established protocol. “

-PTC News

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