China may use old maps, or even force Google, to validate its claims over Arunachal. Here’s how


Responding to the Dalai Lama’s recent Tawang visit, the Chinese government has released “standardised“ Chinese names of six towns in Arunachal Pradesh. Rewriting Tibetan names like Bum La into Mandarin, China aims to hit out at Tibetans and at the same time challenge India’s claim over Arunachal, which it regards as `South Tibet’.

The Chinese foreign ministry said on Wednesday that some more standardised names of Arunachal towns will soon be made public.

Though Beijing tried to pass off the “renaming“ as a routine exercise, Xiong Kunxin, professor of ethnic studies at Minzu University of China in Beijing, contradicted the foreign ministry by saying that the renaming exercise was aimed to “reaffirm Chinese sovereignty“ over the area. Indian experts said despite China’s latest move, India’s control over the northeastern state was indisputable. Read More…

Credit By : The Economics Times

You may also read!

Fifty-Six BSF Jawans, 42 Jammu And Kashmir Policemen Among 383 Security Personnel Killed Since September 2016

As many as 383 police personnel, including 56 belonging to the BSF and 42 from the Jammu and Kashmir,

Read More...

Clear That Modi Wants Peace With Pak, But Not At Security Cost To India: US Official

Prime Minister Narendra Modi cannot “pursue peace” with Pakistan in a way that “cuts his own security”, a top

Read More...

CBI Seeks Approval To Reopen Probe Into Bofors Scam

The Central Bureau of Investigation has written to the government seeking permission to reopen the probe into the Bofors

Read More...

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu