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Events in India

Melvyn C. Goldstein

in A History of Modern Tibet, volume 2

Published by University of California Press

Published in print January 2007 | ISBN: 9780520249417
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520933323 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520249417.003.0019
Events in India

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The first section of this chapter describes the development of a Tibetan resistance group in exile. On the Tibetan exile side, it was not until 1954 that real progress was made in creating a resistance organization in India. An important catalyst for this was the announcement of a new Chinese-India agreement at the end of April in that year. The second section discusses the Sino-Indian treaty on trade and transportation between Tibet and India. Politically, the new agreement's language reinforced India's acceptance of Chinese sovereignty over Tibet.

Keywords: Tibetan resistance; India; exile; Chinese-India agreement; Tibet

Chapter.  6776 words. 

Subjects: Asian History

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