China released new map including Arunachal

Abdur Rahman Khan

China claims Arunachal Pradesh as its own

China has claimed India’s Arunachal Pradesh as its own on the new map. They named it South Tibet and Aksai Chin. They are said to have captured this area in the 1962 war. This information is known from a report of Indian media NDTV.

According to the report, on Monday, China published the ‘ideal map’ of 2023. There, Arunachal Pradesh was added as a territory of China. India is yet to respond to the controversial move.

Next week, the G20 summit will be held in New Delhi, the capital of India. Earlier, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping held a sideline meeting of the BRICS conference held in South Africa. The two leaders agreed to defuse border tensions.

After a week, my excitement was extinguished by Beijing. In their new map, they claim Taiwan and large parts of the disputed South China Sea. Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei also claim large parts of this sea as their own.

According to NDTV citing a Chinese media, China’s Ministry of Natural Resources has published this map. Chinese media Global Times posted images of the map on social media. They said that this map was drawn according to the borders of Chinese and other countries.

Wu Wenzong, chief planner of the ministry, said, “Conducting surveys, mapping and collecting geographic data helps a country’s development, meet all the needs of life, manage natural resources, and build ecosystems and civilizations.

Earlier in April this year, China had changed the names of 11 regions of Arunachal Pradesh and claimed them as their own. The Indian government rejected this claim. China claimed Arunachal for the third time between 2018 and 2021. But the Indian government says the northeastern province has always been part of India and will remain so.

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