NEW DELHI, April 30 � The government today asserted that Arunachal Pradesh is an integral and inalienable part of India which has been �clearly� conveyed to China on several occasions, reports PTI.
Replying to a question in Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh said both the countries agreed that peace and tranquillity on the border is the basis for continued expansion of India-China relations
�China disputes the international boundary between India and China. In the Eastern Sector, China claims approximately 90,000 square kilometres of Indian territory in Arunachal Pradesh.
�It is reiterated that Arunachal Pradesh is an integral and inalienable part of India. This has been clearly conveyed to the Chinese side on several occasions, including at the highest level,� Singh said.