The visit of prime minister Narendra Modi to China in the first week of September to participate in the BRICS SUMMIT would definitely be a successful endeavor as the complex stand off between both the countries on the Doklam issue stands resolved to the satisfaction of both the countries.
The prime minister will be in China on 5th and 6th September and would visit Myanmar on 7th. The heads of India, China, Russia, South Africa and Brazil are participating in this significant meet on security matters and other issues of mutual significance.
Being the largest democracy of the world and a super power in the making India holds an important position in this venture. Though China too is a very significant country being a highly progressive nation in terms of trade, technology and man power. Relations of India had been at loggerheads with China since 1962 war on border differences and there have been umpteen instances of China breaching the bilateral border agreements putting the Indo-China relations in further quandary.
The dragon has not only back stabbed India in 1962 defying the established principle of peaceful co- existence and the popular slogan of HINDI-CHEENEE BHAI BHAI but has also intruded into Indian territories at Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Ladakh, Barahoti, Uttarakhand and border of Bhutan recently at the China, Sikkim and Bhutan Tri Junction thus posing a direct threat to our Siliguri corridor of the North Eastern States. There had been a number of bilateral visits of Prime Minister Modi and Chinese president Xi Jingping in India and China, respectively but to no avail. The national security advisors of both the countries too visited each other and held a number of bilateral talks but nothing fruitful happened except the latest settlement of the military and diplomatic stand off of two and a half-month-old Doglang/Dokalam issue. Now the visit of prime minister MODI to China on the sidelines of BRICS SUMMIT is being viewed as an extremely significant one that would perhaps open doors for more viable results in terms of the settling of border disputes and promote trade relations to new levels.
It may be recalled that China had been opposing India’s attempts to seek membership of NSG and SC of UN since long and massively aiding and abetting Pakistan our arch rival, politically and militarily and has also invested 40 billion dollars in POK in it’s over ambitious China Pakistan Economic Corridor project. It has made its military base in POK to be used against India in the eventuality of war either with Pak or China. Let’s hope for the best that Prime minister Narendra Modi’s China visit helps in cementing good and trusted relations with the dragon and a new chapter in Indo-Sino relations takes shape in the near future. After China prime minister Modi will also visit Myanmar and meet its head of the state including noble laureate Aung Sung Kyi and sign bilateral trade agreements. Myanmar is an important neighbor of India and acknowledges tremendous amount of economic and trade help from INDIA.
CHINA is trying hard to influence Myanmar but the latter trusts India than to fall into the deceitful trap of the former.