Thursday, December 17, 2009

For Google Maps, Arunachal is disputed territory: India News

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    • It is shown as an Indian state in Google Maps's Indian site,, but strangely, when you visit Google Maps's Chinese site,, the state of Arunachal Pradesh doesn't exist at all, subsumed as it is into the People's Republic of China.
    • In other words, what you see on Google Maps's India site is what India wants; what you see on Google Maps's China site is what China wants. So what does Google believe in?

      For that, you should visit their international site,, which shows what is the truth according to it (image alongside). It clearly shows Arunachal Pradesh as a disputed territory.

    • Individuals in possession of an inaccurate map of India have in the past been charged under Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code that deals with sedition. Surprisingly, in this case, the Government of India has maintained a studied silence.

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