It (no serious discussion over boundary issue) had to happen. There was no doubt in it, whatever you may say (Trade being the main agenda of visiting Chinese Prez). I knew that the voice raised by the State Political Parties urging
Whatever may be the motive of the Chinese Ambassador’s claim, the surprising element was the lukewarm response of the Indian Government to this claim. It could have been good opportunity for Indian Government to put forward its clear stand on Arunachal Pradesh during Chinese Prez’s visit, if at all, it feels that Arunachal Pradesh is an integral part of
Going by the statement of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the eve of last ASEAN Summit- where he said 'populated areas will not be negotiated' and the scope kept open for compromises and resolution of boundary dispute on the basis of give and take, it is felt that most of the part of state Arunachal Pradesh will be the part of final package of boundary settlement with China – considering populated areas of Arunachal Pradesh being very less (most of the areas are forests).