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Chinese soldier shaking hands with an Indian tourist at Nathu La border outpost 
Chinese soldier shaking hands with an Indian tourist at Nathu La border outpost |EastMojo image 
SIKKIM

When Chinese soldier said ‘Namaste’ to Indian tourists at Nathu La

Tourists belonging to different parts of country shake hands, have a short & sweet conversation with Chinese Army man along China border at 14,140 ft; video goes viral

Prakash Adhikari

Prakash Adhikari

Gangtok: There maybe a lot of hostility and animosity between India and China but when it comes to people-to-people connect, it’s all about handshakes and exchange of pleasantries. And that is exactly what happened at Nathu La border outpost in Sikkim, along the India-China border recently.

Indian tourists shook hands with a Chinese Army man posted at the border outpost located at a height of over 14,140 feet. And guess how the Chinese army officer responded? He greeted the India n tourists with a ‘Namaste’. They also had a short and sweet conversation. And the video has gone viral.

Check out the video:

The tourists belonged to different parts of India who visited Nathu La, the mountainous pass situated in the East Sikkim district of the Indian Himalayan state. The pass lies at 4,310 mt above sea level and connects Sikkim with China’s Tibet Autonomous Region.