Is at all such a sturdy attitude necessary when the world is favoring resolution of disputes over talks? It is considerable to note that the Chinese troops had set up a camp inside the Indian Territory in April 2013, approximately 10 km within the border, which in turn called for a 3-week stand off by the armies of the two nations.
Further, it was reported that the neighboring nation infiltrated the Indian Territory for more than 150 times in the initial seven months of 2013. The month of June last year saw the illicit deed of Chinese troops when they not just caused damage to the camera set up by the Indian army at the Line of Actual Control, but also threatened the locals to vacate the place.
The state is definitely alarming and calls for stringent measures by the Government officials. Our attitude of being lenient and non-responsive has led the neighboring nations believe that the nation is incapable to deal with such issues. A strong message and subsequent hard-hitting measures is the need of the hour.
It has continuously been talked about that the upcoming polls are distinct in many ways. Participation of first-time voters, shift of minds towards inflation and corruption, rise of new political groups, and visible downfall in the reputation of the current Union Government are the noticeable happenings. The nation is also expecting constructive amendments to the foreign policy and the way in which events like infiltration and terrorism are being responded to.
Surely, the youth of today is vigilant and informed about the acts of neighboring nations which are attempted to obstruct peace and unity. Political parties must, therefore, ensure that the task of comprehending and suggesting the course of action during such events must be handled by an expert committee and the proposals thereafter shall be taken due note of. The new Union Government post polls shall accept the accountability of protecting the land and inhabitants of the country.