Chinese state media, Global Times, which has released a propaganda video of footage of last year’s clash in
, now says that the Indian Army’s Captain Soiba Maningba Rangnamei’s act was an act of
tribesmen who “often showcase their warfare prowess… to integrate into the mainstream society of India”.
also scorned the felicitation of Captain Rangnamei by the
.“Awarding of Rangnamei has encouraged the
to be reckless,” the Global Times editor wrote. He also accused Rangnamei of “initiating the bloody fight”.