• Short Summary

    FOR THE THIRD TINE IN TEN YEARS--A CONFLICT ON THE BORDER BETWEEN INDIA AND CHINA.?

  • Description

    FOR THE THIRD TINE IN TEN YEARS--A CONFLICT ON THE BORDER BETWEEN INDIA AND CHINA. TODAY (THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16), CHINA ACCUSED INDIAN ARMED FORCES OF CROSSING THE SINE-SIKKIM BORDER AND CARRYING OUT RECONNAISSANCE OPERATIONS IN CHINESE TERRITORY.

    SIMILAR CHARGES WERE HADE BY CHINA DURING THE INDO-PAKISTAN CONFRONTATION OF 1965.

    THIS VISNEWS LIBRARY FILM SNOWS THE BANE DISPUTER AREA IN THE HIMALAYAN STATE OF SIKKIM DURING ARMED CONFLICT BETWEEN CHINA AND INDIA IN 1962.

    TENSION IS ADDED TO THE ACCUSATION BY CHINA'S REITERATED DECLARATION OF SUPPORT FOR PAKISTAN DURING THEIR CURRENT WAR WITH INDIA.

    SYNOPSIS: THE HIMALAYAS IN 1962--AND A LARGE CONCENTRATION OF CHINESE TROOPS PREPARE TO FIGHT AGAINST INDIA IN A BITTERLY-CONTESTED BORDER AREA IN THE STATE OF SIKKIM. NOW, NEARLY TEN YEARS LATER THE SANK AREA IS IN THE MIDDLE OF YET ANOTHER CRISIS AS CHINA ACCUSED INDIA OF CROSSING THE BORDER INTO CHINES TERRITORY DURING THE FIGHTING AGAINST PAKISTAN.

    A SIMILAR ACCUSATION AND CONFRONTATION TOOK PLACE IN 1965--DURING THE LAST CONFLICT BETWEEN INDIA AND PAKISTAN. TENSION IS ADDED TODAY BY CHINA'S REITERATED DECLARATION OF SUPPORT FOR PAKISTAN IN THE CURRENT WAR WITH INDIA.

    DURING THE 1962 CONFLICT, INDIAN TROOPS FOUND THEMSELVES TRAPPED ??? CHINESE LINKS AND SUPPLIES HAS TO BE DROPPED BY PARACHUTE IN THESE REMOTE AREAS. BUT BY 1965, THE CHINESE WERE DEMANDING THEY INDIA REMOVE WHAT THEY CALLED "AGGRESSIVE STRUCTURES" UNION WERE THREATENING CHINA'S DEFENCES.

    ALSO DURING 1965, CHINA SAID THAT SHE COULD NOT BUT PAT SERIOUS ATTENTION TO INDIA'S EXPANSIONIST ACTIONS AGAINST HER NEIGHBOURS--AND, USING CHINA'S VICTORY IN 1962 AS AN EXAMPLE, ADDER THAT INDIA'S ACTION COULD ONLY LEAD TO CHINA BEING FORCES TO STRENGTHEN HER DEFENCES.

    IN 1962 CHINA WAS VICTORIOUS. IN 1965, A QUIET CEASEFIRE WAS NEGOTIATES--WITH THE CHINESE CLAIMING THAT INDIA WERE HE OUT-RIGHT AGGRESSORS, AND PEACE REACHED ONLY BY CHINESE EFFORTS. THIS WEEK, THE CHINESE ACCUSATIONS AND RECONFIRMED SUPPORT OF PAKISTAN CONE ON THE DAY AFTER EAST PAKISTAN WAS SURRENDERED, AND ON THE DAY THAT INDIA OFFERED A CEASEFIRE IN THE WESTERN SECTOR OF THE DIVIDED COUNTRY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9F8X5S5572Y2N4PIEHKLA6FEL
    Media URN:
    VLVA9F8X5S5572Y2N4PIEHKLA6FEL
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/12/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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