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Lines of discord

The book confirms that at the heart of the border issue between India and China has been and continues to be Tibet

The McMahon Line: A Century of Discord
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Shyam Saran
The McMahon Line: A Century of Discord 

General J J Singh

HarperCollins; Rs 799, 464 pages

General J J Singh, a former Chief of Army Staff, has produced a useful and detailed backgrounder to the evolution of the McMahon Line as the boundary between India and China in the eastern sector. Much of the story he recounts in The McMahon Line: A Century of Discord is well known but it is convenient to have the historical material and documentation laid out in an organised and systematic manner. The author also touches upon the disputes in the western and middle sectors of the India-China

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First Published: May 28 2019 | 9:16 PM IST

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