India Q&A: ‘Are you concerned by the repeated intrusion of Indian territory by Chinese soldiers?’
India Q&A: ‘Are you concerned by the repeated intrusion of Indian territory by Chinese soldiers?’
A. Jayram, 63, Veteran Journalist, Bangalore: Chinese can't take a walk inside the Indian territory; foreigners are welcome but with valid documents. They are doing this to browbeat us. They want to establish their hegemony over the whole sub-continent and the south China sea. But more worrisome is the invasion by the Chinese goods into the Indian market than the intrusion by the soldiers into the Indian borders. This has got to such an extent that India is importing 'Made in China' Ganesha  idols. (EPOCH TIMES)

A. Jayram, 63, Veteran Journalist, Bangalore: Chinese can't take a walk inside the Indian territory; foreigners are welcome but with valid documents. They are doing this to browbeat us. They want to establish their hegemony over the whole sub-continent and the south China sea. But more worrisome is the invasion by the Chinese goods into the Indian market than the intrusion by the soldiers into the Indian borders. This has got to such an extent that India is importing 'Made in China' Ganesha idols. (EPOCH TIMES)

R.G. Kulkarni, 52, Businessman, Hubli: Infringement of Indian territory shows they are arrogant and they want Indian territory and are virtually bullying the Indian army. They claim Arunachal Pradesh as their land. They are do it openly, as if they can just walk into the Indian territory. Indian government is secretive about it - they should look at it as aggression and give a strong message. (EPOCH TIMES)

R.G. Kulkarni, 52, Businessman, Hubli: Infringement of Indian territory shows they are arrogant and they want Indian territory and are virtually bullying the Indian army. They claim Arunachal Pradesh as their land. They are do it openly, as if they can just walk into the Indian territory. Indian government is secretive about it - they should look at it as aggression and give a strong message. (EPOCH TIMES)

Tijo Benny, 22, Student , Kochi:  Yes, I'm concerned as an ordinary Indian citizen. But I'm not worried much about it, as our Indian army is very capable. Since India also has considerable nuclear striking capability, the chances of an all-out war is minimal. (EPOCH TIMES)

Tijo Benny, 22, Student , Kochi: Yes, I'm concerned as an ordinary Indian citizen. But I'm not worried much about it, as our Indian army is very capable. Since India also has considerable nuclear striking capability, the chances of an all-out war is minimal. (EPOCH TIMES)

N. Sampath Kumar, 60, Teacher, Bangalore: Yes, I am naturally concerned. It is an issue of our border and there might be a war and once the war is there it will affect our economy, so we are naturally concerned about the issue. China is a  more powerful nation than India and they are using the recent intrusion into Ladakh and Arunachal Pradesh as a way to bully us, to harass us and take up our land. (EPOCH TIMES)

N. Sampath Kumar, 60, Teacher, Bangalore: Yes, I am naturally concerned. It is an issue of our border and there might be a war and once the war is there it will affect our economy, so we are naturally concerned about the issue. China is a more powerful nation than India and they are using the recent intrusion into Ladakh and Arunachal Pradesh as a way to bully us, to harass us and take up our land. (EPOCH TIMES)

Ranjit K. Roy Choudhury, Art Director, Hyderabad: The greatest lesson Mahatma Gandhi gave our Country was the power of non-violence.  India as a democratic country has always offered the hand of friendship and peace to its neighboring countries. We expect the same from them. However,repeated intrusion of Chinese soldiers into our territory is creating grave doubts about their intentions.  The latest intrusion 30 miles inside Indian territory proves that they have some larger plans.  (EPOCH TIMES)

Ranjit K. Roy Choudhury, Art Director, Hyderabad: The greatest lesson Mahatma Gandhi gave our Country was the power of non-violence. India as a democratic country has always offered the hand of friendship and peace to its neighboring countries. We expect the same from them. However,repeated intrusion of Chinese soldiers into our territory is creating grave doubts about their intentions. The latest intrusion 30 miles inside Indian territory proves that they have some larger plans. (EPOCH TIMES)

India has recently faced many incidences of intrusion by Chinese soldiers into its territory in Ladakh. According to India media reports,  in a fresh stand-off, Chinese soldiers came 20 kilometers into Arunachal Pradesh state.

According to a Press Trust of India report a contingent of Peoples Liberation Army reportedly intruded into the Indian territory on August 11 and stayed put there for about four days.  The intrusion was detected on August 13 and the Indian troops asked them to go back, the sources said as per the report.

Indian media reported widely on it; Epoch Times’ India reporters talked to few people around the country:

‘Are you concerned by the repeated intrusion of Indian territory by Chinese soldiers?’

Look for the India Q&A column every week. Epoch Times India reporters interview people around the country to learn about their lives and perspectives on local and global realities. Next week’s India question, “What do you remember the most about your teachers on India’s Teacher’s Day (5 September) celebrations?”

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