Turning point in ties with China

Print edition : August 09, 2013

November 28, 1956: Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru receiving Prime Minister Zhou Enlai (fourth from left), at Palam Airport, New Delhi, on his arrival for a 12-day tour of India. Also in the picture are (left to right) Panchen Lama, the Dalai Lama, Chinese Vice-Premier Ho Lung, Indira Gandhi and Mrs R.K. Nehru, wife of the Indian Ambassador to China. Nehru took up the issue of the McMohan Line with Zhou during this visit, having raised the issue of China's maps in 1954 in Beijing. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES

At the Jaswantgarh War Memorial in Arunachal Pradesh near the border between India and China, bunkers used during the 1962 Indo-China war. Photo: RITU RAJ KONWAR

This volume, like its predecessors, contains instructive material on a host of matters. No student of history can afford to neglect it.
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