New Delhi: Going against the Centre’s official position, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu said that the northeastern state shares its border with Tibet and not China.
Calling it a historical fact that no one can erase, Khandu said that the world knows that China annexed Tibet.
In an interview with The Hindu, he further accused Beijing of blocking foreign funding saying due to Beijing’s interference Asian Development Bank and others have denied loans to the state.
China annexed Tibet: Pema Khandu
Foreign funding through international banks and agencies provide loans at cheaper interest rates but China has continuously been blocking such funding for Arunachal Pradesh because of its unproven claim over the state.
This is not the first time that the CM has referred to the LAC in the state as “Indo-Tibet border”. In June this year, while on his visit to Bumla post he called it “Indo-Tibet border”.Read more…