Asked what if China continues to carry out construction of roads on Indian side, Singh said our forces will be left with no alternative but to "break" any such construction. China asked not to support Pakistan's anti-India activities: Rijiju
"China must end its practice of infiltrating Indian territory and construction of roads on our side. We want to maintain good relations with China and it must respect our sentiment," he said while addressing a public rally here.
Sending out a message of a stronger India emerging under the BJP regime, Singh said if China continues construction of roads on Indian side, there will be no alternative left with India but to "break" them as a last resort.
Continued incursions by Chinese troops into Indian side have led to high tension along the border. The matter of incursions came up when Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Chinese President Xi Jinping in New Delhi recently.
Amid reports of China training Pakistani army, Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said India has conveyed its "dismay" to China and asked it not to support Pakistan's activities directed against this country.
"The Ministry of External affairs has already expressed its dismay to the Chinese side, that it should not support Pakistan’s anti India activities," Rijiju said.
A report submitted by the intelligence wing of the Border Security Force recently said that the Chinese troops have been seen training the Pakistani army personnel in "weapon handing techniques" opposite the Line of Control in Rajouri sector of Jammu and Kashmir where the paramilitary force is deployed.
The report has added that these military maneouvers were being conducted at the forward defense locations of Pakistan that are usually manned by Pakistan Rangers, that country's paramilitary force.
To another question, Rijiju said development of areas along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) on the China border is a priority of the Narendra Modi government.
"The people who live in Ladakh and in the areas along the Line of Actual Control are Indians and have every right for development. We are committed to develop a top class road connectivity and other related infrastructure for them," he said.
He said the union government has earmarked Rs 20,000 crore for the development of infrastructure for the areas along the LAC.
"In the next five years, these (border) areas will be developed... These areas remained neglected in the past but no longer now," the minister said.
Asked what if China continues to carry out construction of roads on Indian side, Singh said our forces will be left with no alternative but to "break" any such construction.
China asked not to support Pakistan's anti-India activities: Rijiju