By Claude Arpi

Fifty years in the past, India went via a sad occasion which has remained a deep scar within the country’s psyche: a border warfare with China.

During the author’s archival peregrinations at the Himalayan border, he is going into a few rather little identified matters, akin to the checkered background of Tawang; the British India coverage in the direction of Tibet or even the chance for India to militarily guard the Roof of the World.

The writer additionally appears into why the govt. nonetheless retains the Henderson Brooks file less than wraps and what have been Mao’s motivations for ‘teaching India a lesson’.

Throughout this sequence of essays, the thread continues to be the Tibet-India frontier within the North-East and the Indo-Chinese conflict.

The extra one digs into this question, the extra one discovers that the total factor is in detail associated with the historical past of recent Tibet; relatively the prestige of the Roof of the area as a de facto autonomous nation.

British India had a Tibet coverage, autonomous India, did not.

This resulted in the unlucky occasions of 1962.

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