The Bengal Congress leader said the Modi government should not be in "denial" over the incursion by the Chinese military into Indian territory.
According to Indian officials, Chinese troops atop a ridge at the mouth of the narrow valley threw stones, punched and pushed Indian soldiers down a ridge at around 15,000 feet.
"In these circumstances, neither side should take actions that might complicate the border situation", he said at a daily news briefing in Beijing.
The Indian and Chinese armies are locked in a bitter standoff in multiple locations in eastern Ladakh for the last seven weeks.
The beefing up of New Delhi's defence capabilities was taken due to "the need to strengthen the armed forces to protect our borders and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for "Self-reliant India", the ministry said. Those who are weak can never initiate peace.
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Today there is vast enthusiasm among the tech and start-up community to create world class "Made in India Apps", PM Modi said. Several people had claimed that the hospital where PM met soldiers was actually a conference room and converted to a hospital ward to facilitate PM Modi's photo OP.
In his monthly "Mann ki Baat" radio address on Sunday, the prime minister had asserted that India has given a befitting reply to those who cast an evil eye on its territory in Ladakh.
China also suffered casualties but has not given details. "Tales of your bravery and valour are echoing in every house in the country", the Prime Minister said.
"Today India is becoming stronger, be it in naval might, air power, space power and the strength of our army".
What all happened today, these pictures will tell you. The PM interacted with personnel of the Army, Air Force and ITBP. He was reportedly accompanied by the chief of defense staff, General Bipin Rawat, and the chief of the army, General Manoj Mukund Naravane. "This is the era of development", the Indian government quoted Modi as saying, in a press release.
The situation at the India-China border remains tense after 20 Indian soldiers lost their lives in a violent face-off in the Galwan valley on June 15-16 when Chinese troops attempted to unilaterally change the status quo during the de-escalation. He said the "courage shown by you and your friends has sent a message to the world about India" strenght. He said, this land in Ladakh is India's crown and It has given several courageous hearts to the nation.