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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