On the role of India in the region, the document said that its growing strategic, economic and demographic importance in the Indo-Pacific makes it a critical partner in Canada’s pursuit of its objectives under this strategy
India has never had any conscription laws and joining the Indian armed forces has been voluntary but Article 23 of the Indian constitution provides a clause allowing the union government to mandate conscription to secure the nation's interest and the public's broader well-being
The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), also known as the Law of the Sea Convention or the Law of the Sea Treaty, is an agreement that sets a legal foundation for all marine and maritime operations, however, the treaty has been ratified by 168 states, including Palestine, the Cook Islands, Niue and the European Union as of now
On the Galwan incident, the minister said we have shown our power to neighbours and that we would never bow down. Whenever necessary, we gave our enemies a befitting reply and with time, India is getting stronger.