The area is of strategic importance to all three countries. India china border dispute.
India and china today are now fighting over those very same no man s lands that neither of them had actually previously owned or even particularly wanted.
India china dispute area map. It is a dispute between bhutan and china near the india bhutan china tri junction bordering sikkim state of india and bhutan was aided by india in the dispute. We all agree that international boundary between two countries is defined by bilateral treaties. The stand off in eastern ladakh is in at least five key areas where india and china have had traditional differences on the perception of the line of actual control or lac in the region.
Western middle and eastern. The case of arunachal pradesh is similar. India and china are two neighbouring countries in asia.
The disputed boundary between india and china also known as the line of actual control lac is divided into three sectors. Within the relevant geostrategic context doklam and andaman malacca strait south china sea shipping lane are also important aspect. 155 year old map fuelling dispute gruesome scenes last week with troops bludgeoned to death are just the latest skirmish in a seething dispute going back a century.
It is a virtually uninhabited high altitude wasteland crossed. In india the states of jammu and kashmir j k himachal pradesh sikkim uttarakhand and arunachal pradesh share their borders with china. A freshly redrawn map of the himalayas has stirred simmering tensions between two of the world s biggest.
Much of the area in dispute appeared as blanks on the map until after 1900. The sino indian border dispute is an ongoing territorial dispute over the sovereignty of two relatively large and several smaller separated pieces of territory between china and india the first of which aksai chin is located either in the indian union territory of ladakh or the chinese autonomous regions of xinjiang and tibet. Nepal s new map flares up tensions between india and china.
The countries disagree on the exact location of the lac in various areas so much so that india claims that the lac is 3 488 km long while the chinese believe it to be around 2 000 km long. The map incorporated some of the territories disputed with nepal inside india s borders. The galwan river valley in ladakh with its harsh climate and high altitude terrain is close to aksai chin a disputed area claimed by india but controlled by china.