China constructs new villages in Bhutan territory

 China constructs new villages in Bhutan territory

China has constructed new villages in Bhutan territory near Doklam in the last year, new satellite images have been revealed.

The images show that four villages were built by China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) in about 100 the area between May 2020 and November 2021.

It seems that construction started at the same time when the PLA had ingressed into Indian territory at multiple locations in eastern Ladakh and the Sikkim sector.

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The Doklam plateau was in the limelight in 2017 when the Indian Army and China’s PLA were locked in the stand-off for over 70 days. The Chinese had to retreat from the area after the Indian troops contested the plateau.

Doklam is an area of 100 sq. km comprising a plateau and a valley at the tri-junction between India, China and Bhutan. It is circled by the Chumbi Valley of Tibet, Bhutan’s Ha Valley and India’s…

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