China renames 15 Places in Arunachal Pradesh

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  • China has renamed 15 places in Arunachal Pradesh to reaffirm its claim on the state.
  • China's Ministry of Civil Affairs announced that it had standardised in Chinese characters, Tibetan and Roman alphabet the names of 15 places in Zangnan, the Chinese name for Arunachal Pradesh.
  • China claims 90,000 sq. km of areas in Arunachal Pradesh as part of its territory and calls it Zangnam or South Tibet.
  • The Government of India has rejected the Chinese claim.

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