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Indo-China Border Tensions

An Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter jet flies over, amid the prolonged India-China stand off in eastern Ladakh, in Leh.

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Military vehicles carrying military material on their way to Leh (Ladakh), on Indo-China border.

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Army vehicles move towards eastern Ladakh amid the prolonged India-China stand off, in Leh.

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An army convoy carrying military material on its way to Ladakh amid border tension with China, at Manali-Leh highway.

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An army convoy moves towards Ladakh amid border tension with China, at Manali-Leh highway.

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IAF fighter jet flies in the backdrop of Himalayan mountain range, amid the prolonged India-China stand off in eastern Ladakh, in Leh district.

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Army vehicles moving towards Line of Actual Control (LAC) amid border tension with China, in Leh.

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IAF fighter jet flies in the Ladakh region, amid the prolonged India-China face off, in Leh district.

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IAF Sukhoi Su-30MKI jet flies over Ladakh region amid border tension with China, in Leh.

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An army convoy carrying military material on its way to Ladakh amid border tension with China, at Manali-Leh highway.

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An army convoy carrying military material on its way to Ladakh amid border tension with China, at Manali-Leh highway.

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An army convoy carrying military material on its way to Ladakh amid border tension with China, at Manali-Leh highway.

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An IAF chopper flies over Ladakh region amid border tension with China, in Leh.

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An IAF chopper flies over Ladakh region amid border tension with China, in Leh.

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An army convoy moves towards Ladakh amid border tension with China, at Manali-Leh highway.

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IAF Sukhoi Su-30MKI jet flies over Ladakh amid border tension with China, in Leh.

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IAF Sukhoi Su-30MKI jet flies over Ladakh amid border tension with China, in Leh.

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IAF Hercules aircraft carrying military material flies over Ladakh amid border tension with China, in Leh.

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IAF chopper flies over Ladakh amid border tension with China, in Leh.

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An army convoy carrying military material on its way to Ladakh amid border tension with China, at Manali-Leh highway.

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Indian Air Force fighter jet on the runway amid the prolonged India-China face-off, in Leh district.

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Tejas fighter jet of the Indian Air Force flies over Ladakh region amid the prolonged India-China face off, in Leh district.

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An IAF transport aircraft C17 brings in essentials supplies at a base in Ladakh as the security forces gear up for winter amid tensions at the LAC.

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C-17 Globemaster of the Indian Air Force flies over Ladakh region amid the prolonged India-China face off, in Leh district.

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IAF Sukhoi Su-30 jet flies over Ladakh region amid the prolonged India-China face off, in Leh district.

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Army trucks move towards LAC eastern Ladakh, amid the prolonged India-China stand off, in Leh.

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An Indian Army convoy moves on Manali-Leh road towards amid India-China stand off, near Manali.

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In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, India's External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, left, and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi pose for a photo as they meet on the sidelines of a meeting of the foreign ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Moscow, Russia. The Indian and Chinese foreign ministers have agreed that their troops should disengage from a tense border standoff, maintain proper distance and ease tensions in the Ladakh region where the two sides in June had their deadliest clash in decades.

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Indian army soldiers keep guard on top of their vehicle as their convoy moves on the Srinagar- Ladakh highway at Gagangeer, northeast of Srinagar. China and India have been engaged in a tense standoff in the cold-desert Ladakh region since May, and their defense ministers met Friday in Moscow in the first high-level direct contact between the sides since the standoff began.

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An IAF fighter jet flies in the Ladakh region amid the prolonged India-China stand off, in Leh.

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An IAF aircraft flies in the Ladakh region amid the prolonged India-China stand off, in Leh.

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Apache helicopter of the Indian Air Force lands amid border tensions with China, in Kishtwar district of Jammu

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IAF fighter jet flies in Ladakh region amid the prolonged India-China stand off, in Leh.

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Army vehicles move towards eastern Ladakh amid the prolonged India-China stand off, in Leh.

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An Indian Air Force chopper flies in the skies of of Leh, Ladakh in the wake of India China face-off.

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Indian Ambassador to China, Vikram Misri meets Major General Ci Guowei, Director of the Office of International Military Cooperation of China’s Central Military Commission, (CMC) and briefed him on India’s stance about the situation on the borders in eastern Ladakh Union Territory, in Beijing.

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Army vehicles move towards Leh, amid border tension between Indian and Chinese troops in eastern Ladakh, in Kullu district.

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Army vehicles move towards Leh, amid border tension between Indian and Chinese troops in eastern Ladakh, in Kullu district.

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MiG-29 fighter aircraft flies above Leh, in Ladakh.

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Army convoy vehicles move towards Ladakh, amid stand off between Indian and Chinese troops, at Manali-Leh highway in Kullu district.

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This combination of June 28, 2020, left, and July 6, 2020, satellite images provided by Maxar Technologies shows the Galwan Valley along the disputed border between India and China.

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This combination of June 28, 2020, left, and July 6, 2020, satellite images provided by Maxar Technologies shows the Galwan Valley along the disputed border between India and China. June 28 image shows that the Indians had built a wall on their side and the Chinese had expanded an outpost camp at the end of a long road connected to Chinese military bases farther from the poorly defined border, according to experts. July 6 image shows China and India appear to have dismantled recent construction on both the Indian and Chinese sides of a contested border high in the Karakoram mountains following a deadly clash in the area.

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An aerial view of Leh city amid border tension with China, in Leh.

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Indian army convoy moves towards the Line of Actual Control (LAC) from Leh.

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Nasima Begum, mother of martyr Salim Khan, who lost his life during the Galwal valley clash, get emotional during his funeral ceremony, in Patiala.

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Family members and relatives of martyr Salim Khan, who lost his life during the Galwan valley clash, prepare for his burial, in Patiala.

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BJP MP Bharati Pawar pays tribute to martyr Sachin Vikram, who lost his life during the Galwan valley clash, in Nashik district.

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This May 22, 2020, satellite image provided by Maxar Technologies shows China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) base in the Galwan Valley in Line of Actual Control, the border between India and China. Chinese and Indian military commanders agreed to disengage their forces in the disputed area of the Himalayas following a clash that left at least 20 soldiers dead, both countries said.

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Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) members shout slogans and blacken a poster of Chinese President Xi Jinping as they stage a protest against the killing of 20 Indian Army soldiers by the Chinese troops in Ladakh last week, in Amritsar.

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Family members of martyr Naib Dipak Singh carry his ashes for immersion in River Ganga at Sangam, in Prayagraj. Singh was among the twenty Indian Army soldiers who were martyred during a face-off with Chinese troops in Ladakh Galwan Valley last week.

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Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) activists burn an effigy of Chinese President Xi Jinping during a protest against the killing of 20 Indian Army soldiers by the Chinese troops in the Galwan Valley last week, in Shimla.

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Activists of Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) burn Chinese goods during a protest against the killing of 20 soldiers by Chinese troops in Ladakh last week, in New Delhi.

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Activists of Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) burn Chinese goods during a protest against the killing of 20 soldiers by Chinese troops in Ladakh last week, in New Delhi.

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Police personnel attempt to detain an activist of Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) during a protest against the killing of 20 soldiers by Chinese troops in Ladakh last week, in New Delhi.

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BJP Mohila Morcha activists raise slogans and burn an effigy of Chinese President XI Jinping during their protest march against the Ganashakti newspaper for alleged publishing an anti-India article, in Kolkata.

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Police personnel detain BJP Mahila Morcha activists during their protest march against 'Ganashakti' newspaper for allegedly publishing an anti-India article, in Kolkata.

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BJP Mohila Morcha activists raise slogans against the Chinese President XI Jinping during their protest march against the Ganashakti newspaper for alleged publishing an anti-India article, in Kolkata.

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Members of Raza Academy participate in a protest against the Chinese government, in Mumbai.

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Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur conveys his condolences to family members of martyr Sepoy Ankush Thakur, at his native village Karohta in Hamirpur. Thakur was among the twenty Indian Army soldiers who were martyred during a face-off with Chinese army in Ladakh's Galwan Valley.

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BJP activists burn an effigy of Chinese President Xi Jinping during a protest against the killing of 20 Indian Army soldiers in Ladakh's Galwan valley by the Chinese People's Liberation Army(PLA) troops, in Kolkata.

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Chinatown wears a deserted look during Unlock 1.0, in Kolkata. Chinese Indians living in the neighbouhood have reportedly remained indoors since protests broke out across the country in the wake of killing of 20 soldiers along the border by Chinese troops in Ladakh on Monday night.

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A family member pays tribute to martyr Naib Dipak Singh during his funeral ceremony, at his native village in Rewa District of Madhya Pradesh. Singh was among the twenty Indian Army soldiers who were martyred during a face-off with Chinese troops in Ladakh Galwan valley on Monday night.

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An army convoy moves on Manali-Leh highway, in Manali. 20 Indian Army soldiers were martyred in a violent face-off with Chinese troops at Galwan Valley in Eastern Ladakh on June 15.

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Mamata Orang (C), mother, and Sakuntala Orang (L), sister of Rajesh Orang pay their respects during his funeral ceremony, at Belgoria village in Birbhum district of West Bengal. Orang was among the twenty Indian Army soldiers who were martyred during a face-off with Chinese troops in Ladakh's Galwan valley.

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Family members of martyr Naib Dipak Singh mourn near his mortal remains during his funeral ceremony, at his native village in Rewa District of Madhya Pradesh. Singh was among the twenty Indian Army soldiers who were martyred during a face-off with Chinese troops in Ladakh Galwan valley on Monday night.

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Relatives, police and villagers carry the mortal remains of Rajesh Orang during his funeral ceremony, at Belgoria village in Birbhum district of West Bengal. Orang was among the twenty Indian Army soldiers who were martyred during a face-off with Chinese troops in Ladakh's Galwan valley.

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Sandeep Kaur, daughter of Naib Subedar Satnam Singh mourns near his mortal remains during his last rites, at his native village Vhoj Raj in Gurdaspur district. Singh was among the twenty Indian Army soldiers who were martyred during a face-off with Chinese troops in Ladakh's Galwan Valley.

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Pattnaik pays tribute to Sepoy Chandrakant Pradhan and Naib Subedar Nanduram Soren who were martyred in India-China clash at Ladakh's Galwan Valley, at Bhubaneswar Airport.

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Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren pays tribute to the mortal remains of Hawaldar Ganesh Hansda, who was among 20 soldiers martyred during a clash with Chinese troops, during a wreath laying ceremony at Birsa Munda International Airport in Ranchi.

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BJP Mahila Morcha light candles in solidarity with 20 soldiers who were killed during a clash with Chinese troops in Ladakh, in Jammu.

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Funeral procession of Naib Subedar Satnam Singh who was martyred during a face-off with Chinese troops in Ladakh's Galwan Valley, at his native village Vhoj Raj in Gurdaspur district.

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Army personnel pay their respects to martyr Hawaldar Kundan Kumar Ojha near his mortal remains during his last rites, at his native place in Dehri Village in Sahibganj district. Ojha was among the twenty Indian Army soldiers who were martyred during a face-off with Chinese troops in Ladakh's Galwan Valley.

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A member of Voice of Northeast India holds a placard during a protest against China over the killing of 20 Indian Army soldiers during the violent face-off with Chinese troops in Ladakh's Galwan Valley, at Teen Murti in New Delhi.

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RPI activists burn an effigy of Chinese President as they stage a protest against over the killing of 20 Indian Army soldiers in clashes with Chinese army troops, at Dashier in Mumbai.

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Voice of Northeast India members hold a banner during a protest against China over the killing of 20 Indian Army soldiers during the violent face-off with Chinese troops in Ladakh's Galwan Valley, at Teen Murti in New Delhi.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar pays tribute to Bihar Regimental soldiers who were martyred in the face-off between Indian and Chinese troops in Ladakh's Galwan Valley, during a wreath-laying ceremony, at Jai Prakash Narayan Airport in Patna.

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Army jawans pay tribute to Naik Deepak Kumar, who lost his life in clashes with Chinese troops, at a ceremony in Prayagraj.

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Army jawans pay tribute to Naik Deepak Kumar, who was among 20 soldiers martyred in clashes with Chinese troops, at a ceremony at the Military Hospital in Prayagraj.

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Army and administrative officers pay tribute to Naik Deepak Kumar, who lost his life in clashes with Chinese troops, at a ceremony in Prayagraj.

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I.G. Range Kavindra Pratap Singh pays tribute to Naik Deepak Kumar, who lost his life in clashes with Chinese troops, at a ceremony in Prayagraj.

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Family members and relatives salute to pay respect to Colonel Santosh Babu during his last rites, in Suryapet. Babu was among the twenty Indian army personnel martyred in the clash with Chinese troops in Ladakh's Galwan valley.

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Youth Congress activists during a protest against the killing of 20 Indian Army soldiers in Ladakh's Galwan Valley by the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) troops, in Kolkata.

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Activists of Rashtriya Bajrang Dal burn posters during a protest against the killing of 20 Indian Army soldiers in Ladakh's Galwan Valley by the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) troops, in Guwahati.

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People shower flower petals on the mortal remains of Colonel Santosh Babu during his funeral procession, in Suryapet. Babu was among the twenty Indian army personnel martyred in a clash with Chinese troops in Ladakh's Galwan valley.

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Wife of Colonel Santosh Babu mourns near his mortal remains during his last rites, at his residence in Suryapet.

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Army personnel handover the Tricolor to family members of Colonel Santosh Babu during his last rites, at his residence in Suryapet. Babu was among the twenty Indian army personnel martyred in a clash with Chinese troops in Ladakh's Galwan valley.

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Family members pay their respects to the mortal remains of Colonel Santosh Babu during his last rites, at his residence in Suryapet. He was among the twenty Indian army personnel martyred in a clash with Chinese troops in Ladakh's Galwan valley.

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Activists of Shiv Sena pay floral tribute to Indian Army soldiers martyred in the clash with Chinese troops at Galwan valley in Eastern Ladakh, in Jammu.

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Locals burn an effigy of Chinese President Xi Jinping during a protest against the killing of 20 Indian Army soldiers in Ladakh's Galwan Valley by the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) troops, in Kolkata.

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Family members garland the mortal remains of Col.Santosh Babu during his last rites, in Suryapet.

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Army personnel wrap the mortal remains of Col.Santosh Babu with Tricolor during his last rites, in Suryapet. He was among the twenty Indian army personnel martyred in a clash with Chinese troops in Ladakh's Galwan valley.

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Family members of Naib Subedar Satnam Singh, who was among the 20 army personnel martyred in a clash with Chinese troops, mourn at his native village Vhoj Raj in Gurdaspur district

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Army personnel pay gun salute to Havildar Sunil Kumar during his last rites, in Maner.

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Ayush Kumar, son of Havildar Sunil Kumar, consigns flames to his father’s mortal remains during his cremation in Maner. Hav. Sunil Kumar was among the twenty Indian army personnel martyred in a clash with Chinese troops in Ladakh.

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Army personnel carry the mortal remains of martyr Havaldar Sunil Kumar who was killed in the face-off between Indian and Chinese troops in Ladakh's Galwan Valley, during his funeral procession, at Tarapur in Patna.

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Family members of martyr Havaldar Sunil Kumar mourn at their residence after he was killed in the face-off between Indian and Chinese troops in Ladakh's Galwan Valley, at Tarapur in Patna.

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Army personnel handover the Tricolor to family members of Havaldar Palani during his last rites, in Ramanathapuram. Palani was among the twenty Indian army personnel martyred in a clash with Chinese troops in Ladakh's Galwan valley.

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Congress activists pay tribute to the Indian army personnel martyred during a clash with Chinese troops in Ladakh's Galwan valley, amid the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in Bhopal.

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Priests perform Havan to pay tribute to the Indian army personnel martyred during a clash with Chinese troops along the border in Ladakh, in Mirzapur.

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Indian Youth Congress (IYC) activists protest outside Mandir Marg Police Station, after 20 soldiers were martyred during a clash with Chinese troops in Ladakh, amid the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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