Demchok mission of Indian Army successfully completed

  • The Indian army has successfully completed its task of laying an irrigation pipeline in the Demchok region of Eastern Ladakh.
  • The project was being conducted under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme to link the villages in the region with a hot spring.

About Demchok region:

  • It is a village and military encampment in the Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir, India.
  • It is administered as part of the Leh tehsil, in the Indian-controlled part of the disputed Demchok sector south of Aksai Chin.
  • The Line of Actual Control (LAC) passes along the southeast side of the village, following a wadi just upstream from the nearby Indus River.
  • Across the wadi, less than a kilometer away, is a Chinese-administered village, called Dêmqog, which was once part of Demchok.

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