China has routinely acted against Indian interests whenever it has got a chance. And India has just tried to appease China by giving in to its desires and requests.
The purpose behind the Chinese orchestration of the standoff in Ladakh was in all likelihood to coerce India into exercising restraint in relation to its development of infrastructure near the LAC and to safeguard the China Pakistan Economic Corridor from any prospective Indian threat.
If reports are to be believed, our neighbour is in no mood to walk the talk. This means that it would be foolish to assume that military and diplomatic level discussions would translate into actual restoration of peace.
Chinese aggression and occupation of Indian land continued with variable intensity till 2013. Change from 2014 was the resistance to the intrusion of China and the long-needed development happening at the India- China border areas.
India does not want to be powerful nation or rule the world, but as Prime Minister Modi said if messed with, India can show CCP its rightful place and help unburden the Chinese people and the world from the menace of the CCP.
Come what may, but the message from the Indian elephant is clear that no matter what happens, India will do what suits it and not what dragon expects from it.
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