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1962

No Himalayan blunder then? Troops head for the border during 1962. How would a united India have played the great game?

Corbis (From Outlook 19 August 2013)

Cartoon taking a swipe at Pt Nehru's lukewarm reaction and appeal for peace during the Chinese aggression

Bal Thackeray

An Indian army soldier holds a candle as he pays homage to the martyrs of the 1962 India-China war at the war memorial in Tawang, in Arunachal Pradesh. A tour of opposition supporters started from Guwahati to Bumla, the last border post between India and China, to pay homage to the fallen Indian soldiers in the 1962 India-China war on its 50th anniversary. India and China have a long history of tension, dating back to a 1962 war over their disputed border.

AP Photo/Anupam Nath

An Indian army soldier places a candle as he pays homage to the martyrs of the 1962 India-China war at the war memorial in Tawang, in Arunachal Pradesh. A tour of opposition supporters started from Guwahati to Bumla, the last border post between India and China, to pay homage to the fallen Indian soldiers in the 1962 India-China war on its 50th anniversary. India and China have a long history of tension, dating back to a 1962 war over their disputed border.

AP Photo/Anupam Nath

Arunachali Monpa tribal women walk at Sela Pass, at an altitude of 4,100 meters (13,700 feet) near the Indo-China border, in Arunachal Pradesh. A tour of opposition supporters started from Guwahati to Bumla, the last border post between India and China, to pay homage to the fallen Indian soldiers in the 1962 India-China war on its 50th anniversary. India and China have a long history of tension, dating back to a 1962 war over their disputed border.

AP Photo/Anupam Nath

The convoy of Swahid Shraddhanjali Yatra, or Journey to pay homage to Martyrs, organized by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) youth wing “Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha” crosses Sela Pass, at an altitude of 4,100 meters (13,700 feet) near the Indo-China border, in Arunachal Pradesh. The tour started from Guwahati to Bumla, the last border post between India and China, to pay homage to the fallen Indian soldiers in the 1962 India-China war on its 50th anniversary. India and China have a long history of tension, dating back to a 1962 war over their disputed border.

AP Photo/Anupam Nath

People pay homage to martyrs of the 1962 India-China war at the war memorial in Tawang, in Arunachal Pradesh. A tour of opposition supporters started from Guwahati to Bumla, the last border post between India and China, to pay homage to the fallen Indian soldiers in the 1962 India-China war on its 50th anniversary. India and China have a long history of tension, dating back to a 1962 war over their disputed border.

AP Photo/Anupam Nath

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