Keywords like ‘Taiwan’, and ‘India’s Rama’ started trending on Twitter India after Taiwan Media shows an illustration of Hindu god (Ram) battling a Chinese dragon. The photo surfaced on social media via a Hong Kong user, after India China yesterday’s face off.
— Taiwan News (@TaiwanNews886) June 17, 2020
“As news broke that a vicious melee had broken out between Indian and Chinese troops along the Sino-Indian border in the Ladakh area on Tuesday (June 16), an illustration showing a Hindu god battling a Chinese dragon surfaced on social media”, Taiwan News wrote in the article.
A Hong Kong Twitter user HoSaiLei soon shared it and wrote “An Indian friend has already finished this exquisite Sino-Indian war poster.” Within 21 hours, the post had gained 861 likes, 300 retweets, and 34 comments.
In recent months China has stepped up several military activities in Taiwanese region, just like what China is doing with India.
On Tuesday last week, several Chinese Su-30 fighters jets, entered into Taiwan’s air defence identification zone. On Friday, the ministry said a Chinese Y-8, a propeller aircraft based on a Soviet-era design some of which have been retrofitted as surveillance aircraft, was warned too by TAF to leave the air space, again in the southwest.
Chinese intrusion in South China sea and in India also increased significantly in recent times.
Today India External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has conveyed to Chinese counterpart Wang Yi India’s protest in strongest terms on violent face-off in Galwan: