ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

A+| A| A-

Sino-Indian Talks Edging Closer

Sino-Indian Talks: Edging Closer? G P D THERE was never any doubt that the border was the main problem between India and China. The shap decline in the relations between the two states durng 1959-62 war, in the main due to India's insistence that it would defend the farthest possible frontier that British India ever claimed. China did not understand the view to begin with and later did not accept it. We have since been clear in our minds where our frontiers lie. (We have not been so clear on the ground, however. But that's another matter), The Chinese have been clear on the ground where their frontiers lie. A good old problem of contradiction between objective reality and subjective' appreciation of history, shall we say?

To read the full text Login

Get instant access

New 3 Month Subscription
to Digital Archives at

₹826for India

$50for overseas users


(-) Hide

EPW looks forward to your comments. Please note that comments are moderated as per our comments policy. They may take some time to appear. A comment, if suitable, may be selected for publication in the Letters pages of EPW.

Back to Top