August 23, 2017
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China’s growing interest in Tawang Both China and India are two of the fastest growing economies attracting a tremendous amount of global attention. Since the past decade pulsating economic links has been a vital part of their bilateral partnership. Both the countries have vouched to enhance their bilateral and multilateral co-operation and are constantly on the process of forming better policies to facilitate this. However, the biggest impediment that the two countries face on their path of improved bilateral ties is the massive border conflict between them. China and India for long have been engaged in border disputes where China claims most part of Aksai Chin and Arunachal Pradesh as its own. China claims India’s Northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh and refers to the region as South Tibet or Zangnan. The border issues have escalated in the recent past with the frequent intrusion by Chinese troops in the Indian territory. Both the countries, after signing numerable pacts and agreements, are facing challenges for the peaceful borer negotiations. China and India fought a border war in 1962 and the border issues concerning Arunachal Pradesh has since escalated and no resolution has evolved. The border negotiations between China and India is not visible in the foreseeable future but further conflict, especially centered around the Arunachal Pradesh, Tawang region is plausible. Importance of Tawang China’s growing interest
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