Indian Army has confirmed it lost its 20 soldiers and said casualties on both the sides occurred in violent clash with PLA in Monday night. Following the India-China border violent clash here are live updates of June 17. Earlier on Tuesday Indian Army initially said that an CO officer and two soldiers were killed in clash with PLA in Ladakh. But in a late evening official statement revised the early figure to 20 saying 17 others who were critically injured and exposed to sub-zero temperatures at the border standoff succumbed to their injuries. Indian Army souces in official statement added both sides suffered casualties. Marking the number of casualties, News Agency quoted Army sources said Chinese PLA have faced 43 of its soldiers.
Sources said that multiple Colonel-to-Colonel-level talks from both sides took place on Tuesday at same point during the day. Here are latest proceedings of June 17 imitated from various official sources & News Agencies on India-China border row.
Rahul Gandhi question Centre-
"How dare China kill our soldiers; how dare they take our land", Rahul Gandhi questions Centre on Ladakh face-off. In his statement he said "enough is enough", we need to know what has happened, said Rahul Gandhi.
Shiv Sena blames Centre over martyrdom of 20 Indian Soldiers- "We can't hold Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi or Rahul Gandhi responsible for whatever happened at the border". We all are responsible for martyrdom of 20 jawans. All parties will support whatever decision PM takes but he should tell ppl what went wrong, said Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut
India-China Border Row- June 17, Live Updates
June 17, 3.00 PM- Indian Army releases list of martyrs with hometowns. Names of the 20 Indian Army personnel who lost their lives in the "violent face-off" with China in Galwan Valley, Ladakh. Among 20 martyrs 12 soldiers from Bihar Regiment, 6 from Punjab regiment, 3 Midlevel regiments soldiers martyred.
लद्दाख की गलवान घाटी में चीन के साथ हुई हिंसक झड़प में जान गंवाने वाले 20 भारतीय सेना के जवानों के नाम। pic.twitter.com/rwseDqBXTv— ANI_HindiNews (@AHindinews) June 17, 2020
June 17, 02.16 pm- Major General level talks being held between India and China in the Galwan valley to further defuse the situation after the violent face-off between their troops on June 15-16: Army Source
June 17, 12.10 am- Delhi Police detain Swadeshi Jagran Manch members and some Army veterans who were protesting outside China's Embassy to India, ANI.
June 17, 11.40 am- Chinese PLA also lost its Commanding Officer of unit among those killed in face-off with Indian troops in Galwan Valley, ANI
June 17, 11.22 AM- India-China violent face-off: 35 Chinese troops dead in clash with Indian Army, US intelligence Report
10.30 AM- High level meetings and talks underway on Indian Side. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh holds meeting with 3 Service Chiefs (Army, Navy & Air Force) and the Chief of Defence Staff. He also spoke to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on the current situation.
The troops who were part of the face-off told about a significant number of Chinese casualties. Although it is difficult to specify the exact number of casualties both killed and wounded, the number is estimated to be much beyond 40: Sources https://t.co/7OPYEoNhBR— ANI (@ANI) June 17, 2020
June 17, 10.14 AM- Four soldiers in critical condition, Indian Army Sources
Four soldiers are in critical condition. Twenty Indian Army personnel, including a colonel, were killed in clashes with Chinese troops in the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh on Monday night.
Four Indian soldiers are in critical condition after the violent face-off with Chinese troops on Monday evening: Sources— ANI (@ANI) June 17, 2020
June 17, 10.08 AM- TN Govt announces solarium of Rs 20 lakh for K Palani's family a martyr lost his life on Monday violent clash at China border.
Tamil Nadu Government has announced a solatium of Rs 20 lakhs for Indian Army's K. Palani's (who lost his life in a violent face-off with Chinese soldiers in Galwan valley) family and a government job would be given to one of his family members, confirmed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister's Office.
June 17, 09.30- BoycottChinese movement pick pace in various parts of Country- Gujarat: People in Ahmedabad's Bapu Nagar burnt photos of Chinese President Xi Jinping. On Wednesday people in Patna, Bihar burnt Xi Jinping's posters-
June 17, 9.00 AM- Indian Army to release Martyrs name today.
June 17, 08.45 AM- India-China border row: The Indian Army has been placed in the highest state of preparedness.
June 17, 8.19 AM- Indian Army has now taken charge of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) posts.
June 17, 7.14 AM- India-China border tensions: PLA Death Squads Hunted down Indian Troops in Galwan in Savage Execution Spree, says report
June 17, 6 am- Indian Army confirms Chinese troops disengage in Galwan area after violent face-off
June 17, 5.12 AM- US 'closely monitoring' India- China border issue, extends support for peaceful resolution.
June 17, 00.01 AM- Indian Army is on Orange Alert