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Sirijap is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Location of Sirijap

Sirijap is a small plain in Tibet Autonomous Region, China. It is in the southern part of the Aksai Chin region which is controlled by China but claimed by India. It is on northern bank of the Pangong Tso.

According to an Indian general, India had established three posts in Sirijap between April 1960 and October 1962. Chinese forces defeated these posts on 21 October 1962 after encountering fierce resistance.[1][2]

According to Indian media, China constructed a metal-top road in the area in May 2013. The Indian army claims to have used the road to patrol the area.[3]


  1. ^ Singh, edited by Jasjit (15 March 2013). China's India War, 1962 : looking back to see the future. New Delhi: KW Publishers in association with Centre for Air Power Studies. ISBN 978-93-81904-72-5. Retrieved 2 October 2017.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
  2. ^ Thapliyal, SV (2005). "Battle of Eastern Ladakh : 1962 Sino-Indian Conflict". Journal of the United Service Institution of India. 135 (560): 282–298.
  3. ^ "China constructs 5 km road crossing LAC". The Hindu. 26 May 2013. Retrieved 29 August 2013.

Coordinates: 33°44′24″N 78°50′56″E / 33.74°N 78.849°E / 33.74; 78.849