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Dokalam stand-off: Indian army in 'no war, no peace' mode against China

India and China have been in a stand-off in Dokalam for the last 50 days after Indian Army stopped Chinese troops from building a road in the region.?(Representative image) Photograph: (Zee News Network)

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Aug 10, 2017, 02.56 AM (IST)

The Indian Army has said that it is in a 'no war, no peace' mode against the Chinese military in Dokalam and status quo remains in the region.

The no war, no peace mode refers to a confrontation or face-off position with enemies. 

Official sources told PTI that there has been no particular movement of troops and weapons from the Indian Army's side in the region. The sources said whatever "movement" is taking place is for maintenance purposes. 

We are in no war no peace mode in Dokalam, the sources said. 

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The sources told PTI that there has been no enhancement of troops on the India-Bhutan-China trijunction. 

India and China have been in a stand-off in Dokalam for the last 50 days after Indian Army stopped Chinese troops from building a road in the region. 

China claims that it was building the road within its territory and has been demanding a pull-out of the Indian Army from Dokalam. Bhutan and China both lay claim on Dokalam, 

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