ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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BHUTAN-Only the Mountains Are Serene

BHUTAN Only the Mountains Are Serene THOUGH the snow-clad peaks of Chomolahari appear calm and acme as ever, the recent address of King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk to the winter session of the Tsongdu, the Bhutanese parliament, underscored the nervousness in the country about China's intentions. Though leaden in New Delhi will be too busy with the election to Parliament when the Bhutanese King visits India at the invitation of President Girl next month, Jigme Dorji intends to do some plain speaking about his assessment of recent Chinese moves and about New Delhi's responsibilities in this context. The King had pointed out to visiting Indian journalists during President Giri's visit to Bhutan that this part of the world had once again become politically and militarily sensitive. He had then spoken of repeated Chinese incursions into Bhutan and of a massive military build-up and expansion of roads in Tibet across the border.

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