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President Kovind's visit to Arunachal Pradesh upsets China

China resolutely opposes Indian leaders' activities in disputed regions

Reuters  |  Beijing 

China on Monday criticised a visit by President Ram Nath Kovind to the remote state of Arunachal Pradesh, which China claims, saying China opposed any activities by Indian leaders in disputed areas. The latest row over Arunachal Pradesh suggests the Asian giants remain far apart, despite recent attempts to defuse tension over a region that China claims as southern Tibet. The Indian president went over the weekend, inaugurating a new state assembly building. For India, the state is where the sun first rises - being its easternmost region - each day, and from here light ...

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First Published: Mon, November 20 2017. 15:44 IST