The Governor of Himachal Pradesh, Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar, recently released a book titled “The McMahon line: A century of discord”. The book has been authored by General JJ Singh (Retd), the former Governor of Arunachal Pradesh and former Chief of Army Staff (CoAS). The book is based on the experiences and research of General JJ Singh on the India-China border dispute. A short film related to the McMahon line was also screened. This is the second book written by him.
The essence of the book:
- General JJ Singh (Retd) had penned down his experience, research and practical knowledge, which could prove beneficial.
- General JJ Singh (Retd) had written a book on a sensitive issue. The book had laid emphasis on politics, history, structure and geography of the McMahon line.
- The book had uncovered many interesting aspects that were still relevant to the ongoing negotiations on the diplomatic front.
- General JJ Singh (Retd) revealed that the book was based on six years of study and research on the India-China border dispute. He explained the main aspects of the book in detail.