NEW DELHI - Criticizing Dalai Lama’s visit to Tawang an article by a Chinese Analyst published in the People’s Daily China said that India is using Dalai Lama’s visit to solve its territorial dispute with China.
Accusing the Indian government of using the Dalai Lama to push its own agenda China has once again warned that when the conflict gets sharper and sharper, the Chinese government will have to face it and solve it “in a way India has designed, ” reported an International news agency.
The article said that India should not forget the earlier military clashes. “India may have forgotten the lesson of 1962, when its repeated provocation resulted in military clashes, India is on wrong track again”, said the analyst.
China can be sorted’
Amid China’s claims over parts of Arunachal Pradesh, India said differences between New Delhi and Beijing over border issues can be resolved through dialogue. “It is true that we have differences with China on border. But, we have agreed to resolve them through dialogue,” Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee told reporters after G-20 meeting in Scotland.
Both Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Chinese counterpart Wen Jiabao had agreed to maintain peace and tranquility on borders.
On October 24, Singh and Wen met on the margins of the ASEAN Summit in Thailand amid Chinese protests over Arunachal Pradesh and reached a consensus that the two neighbours should forge a strategic partnership. India does not visualise any conflict on border issues with China, Mukherjee said, adding the bilateral trade between the two countries is expanding fast. “We have institutional arrangements. There is Indo- China Joint Commission. They meet regularly any dispute could be resolved,” he said. – Agencies