A demonstrator in Yangon protests against the Myanmar military coup on February 23. Photo: EPA A demonstrator in Yangon protests against the Myanmar military coup on February 23. Photo: EPA
A demonstrator in Yangon protests against the Myanmar military coup on February 23. Photo: EPA
Sumit Ganguly
Opinion

Opinion

Sumit Ganguly

India has a history of involvement in its neighbours’ affairs. Why has it not condemned the Myanmar coup?

  • Policymakers in New Delhi have long maintained their policy of non-interference, but over the years they have tried to facilitate change from Nepal to the Maldives and Sri Lanka
  • When it comes to Myanmar, the hesitance comes from concerns over impinging strategic military interests, and a worry criticism will move Naypyidaw closer to China

A demonstrator in Yangon protests against the Myanmar military coup on February 23. Photo: EPA A demonstrator in Yangon protests against the Myanmar military coup on February 23. Photo: EPA
A demonstrator in Yangon protests against the Myanmar military coup on February 23. Photo: EPA
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