a) Divert from Corona virus probe- bullying.
b) Create negative image for investors moving into India.
c) To intimidate India into not build road infrastructure in Ladakh.
India lost Nagtsang in 1984, Nakung in 1991, Lungma-Serding in 1992 and the last bit of Skakjung in 2008. https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/the-ladakh-warning-india-china-border-dispute-6427131/
Overall, the pattern shows the PLA’s desperate design to snatch the lake at Lukung through a three-pronged strategy of attacking from Sirijap in the north, Chuchul in the south and through the lake...https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/the-ladakh-warning-india-china-border-dispute-6427131/
That's why PLA always bullies here. https://indianexpress.com/article/explained/india-china-conflict-in-ladakh-the-importance-of-the-pangong-tso-lake-6419377/
Most of the clashes between the Indian and Chinese armies occur in the disputed portion of the Pangong Tso lake. As things stand, the 45 km-long western portion of the lake is under Indian control,...https://indianexpress.com/article/explained/india-china-conflict-in-ladakh-the-importance-of-the-pangong-tso-lake-6419377/
Tibet has 0.2% of China's population. But forms 13% of China's land.
Tibet is the real civilisational neighbour with whom India shares a 4085 km border. China doesn't have much border with India. https://www.hindustantimes.com/analysis/india-s-one-china-policy-is-flawed-it-must-be-reworked-analysis/story-zfA0tZnSigx5W0rmF4wIgO.html
It can’t validate its claim over Arunachal Pradesh without recognising the historical independence of Tibethttps://www.hindustantimes.com/analysis/india-s-one-china-policy-is-flawed-it-must-be-reworked-analysis/story-zfA0tZnSigx5W0rmF4wIgO.html