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McMahon Line


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A boundary line dividing Tibet and India. It was marked out by the British representatives led by Sir Henry McMahon at the Simla Conference (1914) between Britain, Tibet, and China. The Chinese government refused to ratify the agreement, and after the reassertion of control by China over Tibet in 1951 boundary disputes arose between India and China culminating in the Indo-Chinese war of 1962.

Subjects: World History — Contemporary History (Post 1945).


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