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China has kept the names for the six places in Arunachal Pradesh and it has termed the action as “legitimate action”. China made this move to show that the state belongs to the country and claims it as South Tibet. On April 14th the names were written in Chinese characters, Tibetan and Roman alphabet the names of six places in South Tibet, which India calls Arunachal Pradesh, in accordance with the regulations of the central government.

Map of Arunachal Pradesh

Map of Arunachal Pradesh

Map of Arunachal Pradesh

China announced names for cities in Arunachal Pradesh

China Announced Names for Cities in Arunachal Pradesh

China announced names for cities in Arunachal Pradesh

The dispute: -

  • The names given by the Chinese show the claim of china over the state which is they say is supported by the clear evidence in terms of history, culture and administration
  • They say that the names are in accordance with the locality and it is a legitimate action by the Chinese government
  • Post the visit of the spiritual leader Dalai Lama these activities were carried out by the Chinese government
  • On being asked the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang had said that the Indian government interference in the Tibetan issue is also anti-pact
  • The Chinese foreign minister said that these part belong to china
  • He said there will be certain next steps they will announce more standardized name of these places
  • He said that the names have been passed from generation to generation of the Tibetan ethnic and Monpa ethnic groups
  • After the visit of the spiritual leader China had warned India that it shall take the necessary measures to defend the sovereignty and interest of its territory
  • The India-China border dispute covers the 3, 488 km-long Line of Actual Control (LAC)
  • The Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju had said that Arunchal Pradesh is an inseparable part of India
  • Due to this it would be become more difficult for India to resolve border issues

- Published/Last Modified on: May 1, 2017

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