Originally published as Jabin T. Jacob, ‘Doing Business with the Dragon’, Hindustan Times (New Delhi), 4 December 2013, p. 14.
Another high-level official visit to Arunachal from New Delhi and another protest from China. So what’s new, one might ask.
As President Pranab Mukherjee noted in his convocation address at the Rajiv Gandhi University in Arunachal, the state “is on the threshold of a major economic transformation.” This transformation has both domestic and international implications and the Sino-Indian contretemps around the President’s visit provides an opportunity to examine these in some detail. Continue reading Mukherjee in Arunachal: Of China and Other Matters