Arunachal Pradesh


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A·ru·na·chal Pra·desh

 (är′o͝o-nä′chəl prə-dāsh′, -dĕsh′)
A state of northeast India on the Tibetan border. Much of Arunachal Pradesh, which lies in the foothills of the Himalayas, is claimed by China as part of Tibet and was the site of a war between China and India in 1962.

Arunachal Pradesh

(ˌɑːrəˈnɑːkəl prəˈdɛʃ)
n
(Placename) a state in NE India, formed in 1986 from the former Union Territory. Capital: Itanagar. Pop: 1 091 117 (2001). Area: 83 743 sq km (32 648 sq miles). Former name (until 1972): North East Frontier Agency

A•ru•na•chal Pra•desh

(ˌɑr əˈnɑ tʃəl prəˈdeɪʃ)
n.
a state in NE India. 864,558; 34,262 sq. mi. (88,743 sq. km). Cap.: Itauagar.
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14 (ANI): C-17 Globemaster transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) carried out a historic landing at Tuting Advanced Landing Ground (ALG) near the China border in Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday.
China's position on the China-India boundary question is consistent and clear-cut," Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said in response to reports that Modi visited the so-called Arunachal Pradesh Thursday.
In the past China had accepted without demur the maps showing Arunachal Pradesh as India's territory.
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Arunachal Pradesh is Indian territory and the opinion of others on the issue is not a concern for India, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said yesterday, days after China objected to her visit to the border state.
Summary: Several organisations in Arunachal Pradesh have been opposing the move, saying it would change the demography of the northeastern state
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by PTI Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju along with Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh Pema Khandu during an aerial survey of flood affected areas of Pasighat, Mebo, Dambuk, Mahadevpur and Diyun in Arunachal Pradesh.
BEIJING -- China has warned India to remain cautious and exercise restraint after the grand launch of India's longest bridge, the Bhupen Hazarika Dhola-Sadiya, connecting Arunachal Pradesh to Assam.
New Delhi, April 13 -- Beijing's strong reaction to the visit of the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama to India's north eastern states of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh and the Chinese media's 'blows for blows' clamour highlight the new rhetoric lows in the Sino-Indian bilateral relations.
But they have lately taken on an icy chill, with Chinese leaders furious over the Dalai Lama's visit to the northeastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, which China claims as its own.
The government imposed so-called president's rule in Arunachal Pradesh, a vast but sparsely populated state bordering China, in January after the Congress party that had been ruling there suffered splits which the government believed left it unable to govern.