South Asia and Beyond

‘The Fractured Himalaya’: Looking Back At India-China Ties

NEW DELHI: The India-China relationship as we see it today is both complex and prickly, rooted in history. And it has had its share of ups and downs, mostly the latter. How were the formative years of the ties? What was Jawaharlal Nehru’s take on China and Tibet? And why did the two countries go to war in 1962? Former Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao, who has also served as India’s Ambassador to China, goes back in time with a fine-tooth comb in her latest book ‘The Fractured Himalaya: India, Tibet and China, 1949-1962’. On ‘Books Corner’, she is in conversation with StratNews Global Editor-in-Chief Nitin A. Gokhale. Tune in for more

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