A day after China acknowledged the demise of four of its soldiers during the Galwan Valley clash last year between the frontline troopers from the Indian Army and the People's Liberation Army (PLA), the Indian Embassy has been hit with a deluge of hatred in China, Hindustan Times.
The Indian Embassy's social media account on Chinese platform Weibo has been subjected to a barrage of hate messages, abuses and expletives by angered Chinese citizenry more than eight months after the clash which had taken place in June last year. It was for the first time in decades that they learnt about their country's soldiers dying in a fight against any external force.
Chinese Communist Party (CCP) regime's mouthpiece Global Times has meanwhile carried out an editorial piece reasoning why the information about the death of PLA soldiers has been made public after eight months.
It reads, "Back to the Galwan Valley clash last year, given the tense situation at that time, avoiding a comparison of casualties was more conducive to the stability of the border situation. Now that the round of border standoff has ended, we must make public the heroes’ deeds so that all Chinese people could admire and commemorate them to understand the weight of peace."
The editorial also adds, "The sacrifice of young soldiers including those born after 1995 and 2000 has shocked the nation."
Meanwhile, a person in China's Nanjing city is also said to have been arrested on the charge of publishing insulting remarks about the PLA's troopers.
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