India aware of China`s activities: Antony

Last Updated: Mon, Mar 04, 2013 12:10 hrs

New Delhi, Mar 4 (IBNS) Defence Minister AK Antony on Monday said the government is aware of China`s military modernization and infrastructure development along the India-China border.

"Government reviews the threat perceptions which impact national security regularly and initiates required measures. Development of infrastructure and operational capabilities to achieve desired defence preparedness to safeguard the sovereignty, territorial integrity and security of India are an ongoing activity," Antony said in a written reply in Lok Sabha.

He said, along the border with China, there are Sectors where both countries have differing perceptions of the border.

"Both sides patrol upto their respective perceptions of the border or Line of Actual Control (LAC). Incidents of transgressions are taken up with the Chinese side through established mechanisms of Hot Lines, Flag Meetings, Border Personnel Meetings and normal diplomatic channels," said Antony.

Effective bordermanagement is carried out through surveillance and regular patrolling, he said.

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