Indian and Chinese troops on Tuesday exchanged candies at Nathu La mountain pass in Sikkim on the occasion of India's Independence Day.
Residents of the Nathu La area also got candies from the Army as part of the Independence Day celebrations.
Officials in the Army in South Block refused to say anything with all the questions soliciting a crisp reply-"No comments".
The minister, speaking on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the issue, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government had no choice but to act to stop the Chinese road activity in the region because it had come too close for comfort.
It cited figures from the Indian embassy in China to show that Indian exports fell by 12.3 per cent year-on-year to $11.75 billion while India's imports from China rose by 2 per cent to $59 billion, resulting in a trade deficit of $47 billion.
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The report further added: "Personnel from both sides received some injuries in the stone-pelting". Chinese state media have warned India of a fate worse than its crushing defeat in a brief border war in 1962.
Meanwhile, the main function in the district was held at the Rustamji Armed Police Training College (RAPTC) ground where state's urban administration minister Maya Singh hoisted the national flag.
The stand-off began in June when Chinese soldiers tried to unilaterally change the status quo in the strategically important Doklam region of Bhutan by building a road in the area.
In Beijing, foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Chinese troops sought to avoid confrontations and said India should "make tangible efforts to maintain the peace and stability of the border areas between the two countries". "India must immediately and unconditionally withdraw all its trespassing troops and equipment back to the Indian side of the border", the office said in a statement.