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Map excludes J&K from India at Health Ministry event

IANS  |  New Delhi 

In a faux pas, Jammu and was excluded from the Indian map at an event organised by the on Wednesday. The map showed Jammu and as distinct from other parts of and Chin as part of

The erroneous map was circulated by an organisation supported by the (WHO).

Chin is a disputed border area between and It is administered by as part of but is also claimed by as a part of the Ladakh region of Jammu and

The world map titled "Risk of humanitarian crises and disasters" had a boundary line between and other parts of the country. The eastern part of is shown as part of China.

The map was distributed at a panel discussion jointly organised by the and Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH), which is a multi-constituency partnership "supported by a small secretariat hosted at the WHO".

inaugurated the panel discussion and two Ministers of State (MoS) in Narendra Modi's cabinet -- Ashwini Kumar Choubey and Anupriya Patel -- were also present.



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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 18:52 IST