India gave a befitting reply to 'those coveting our territories', says Modi

Posted In: News Date:Jun 29th, 2020

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, while referring to the "violent faceoff" with Chinese forces on the disputed Himalayan border that left 20 Indian soldiers dead, said India gave a "befitting response to those who eyed Indian territory".

“In Ladakh, a befitting reply has been given those coveting our territories," Modi was quoted as saying by Hindustan Times.

"India knows how to maintain friendships but it can also look someone in the eye and retaliate, and give an apt reply,” Modi said during his monthly radio programme.

The Indian premier, however, did not mention China by name.