A road in India’s Arunachal Pradesh state, renamed Southern Tibet by China. Photo: AFP
A road in India’s Arunachal Pradesh state, renamed Southern Tibet by China. Photo: AFP

China-India border dispute: New Delhi accuses Beijing of ‘inventing’ names in disputed region

  • China says it has ‘standardised’ the names of 15 places in Zangnan (‘South Tibet’) – Beijing’s title for the region India calls Arunachal Pradesh
  • Relations between the two countries have soured dramatically since 20 Indian soldiers died in a brawl in June 2020 on one section of the lengthy frontier between Ladakh and Tibet

Topic |   China-India border dispute
A road in India’s Arunachal Pradesh state, renamed Southern Tibet by China. Photo: AFP
A road in India’s Arunachal Pradesh state, renamed Southern Tibet by China. Photo: AFP
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