Beijing: China has become infamous all over the world for its expansionist thinking and its claims on foreign lands. History is witnessing how conspiracies are being hatched for the occupation of a foreign land and its policies continue. According to reports, China had started the policy of land grabbing since the establishment of Communist rule in 1949. Since President Xi Jinping came to power in 2013, China intensified the border with India, but it is facing such a tough challenge for the first time.
According to La Trobe University’s Asia Security Report, although China shares borders with 14 countries, it claims to land or sea borders of at least 23 countries. Countries that share a border with China are Afghanistan, Bhutan, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, North Korea, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan and Vietnam.
China has so far occupied 41 lakh square kilometres of land in other countries, which is 43% of existing China. That is, Dragon has almost doubled its size in the last 6-7 decades due to its expansionary policy and its greed is not over yet. China annexed Aksai Chin and is now trying to gain control of the Galvan Valley in eastern Ladakh, which is not new to it. Not only India, but it also wants to capture the lands of about two dozen countries.
China has now started capturing Nepal’s land as well, seizing the Indian land in Ladakh. According to the report of Nepal’s Ministry of Agriculture, China has occupied a total of 10 places in the country. Not only this, but Beijing has also converted and captured 33 hectares of Nepalese land by changing the stream of rivers.
China has occupied 38 thousand sq km of India. It covers 14,380 square kilometres of Aksai Chin. Pakistan gave 5180 sq km area of PoK to China.
China and Japan are fighting on Senkaku Island and Ryuku Island. In addition, an overlapping air defence detection zone in the South China Sea and the East China Sea is also part of the debate.
There is a 1,533 km border between China and Kazakhstan and the latter serves as a buffer zone between China and Russia. China has unilaterally claimed Kazakhstan territory and settled on 22 per cent of its claims.
The land area of 16.55 lakh sq km. After the first attack in 1934, China occupied East Turkistan by 1949. China is oppressing this area of Uighur Muslims with 45% of the population.
The border dispute with Russia too
China’s dispute over an area of 52 thousand square kilometres from Russia. Attempted China attack in 1969, dug up Russia.
South China Sea
There is tension in the region from Taiwan, Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam, Singapore, trying to grab from 7 countries. Spanning 35.5 lakh square kilometres, the South China Sea boasts 90% of the area. China occupied the Parsley, Spratley Islands and built military bases. From here, 33% i.e. 3.37 lakh crore annual global business is $ 77 billion oil, 266 lakh crore cubic feet gas reserves.
A few months ago China claimed a “disputed” area of Bhutan’s Sakateng Wildlife Sanctuary. The “disputed” area is close to Tawang, the main city of Arunachal Pradesh, India. China also claims the southern part of the Spratly Islands. Brunei says it has its share in the South China Sea, which has led to continued conflict in China.
China occupied this beautiful natural country of 12.3 lakh sq km on 07 October 1950. He expanded his range to India by attacking Tibet with 80% Buddhist population. Apart from this, he got the source of immense minerals, rivers like Indus, Brahmaputra, Mekong here.
In October 1945, China invaded and deposited these Mongolia with an area of 11.83 lakh sq km. The demand for independence of Mongols with 13 per cent population was badly crushed. It has 25 per cent of the world’s coal reserves. It has a population of 30 million.
The two countries share a border known as the Wakhan Corridor, located in the Wakhan district of Badakhshan province in Afghanistan. Despite a bilateral treaty in 1963, China illegally encroached parts of the province.
China has long been eyeing Taiwan surrounded by 35 thousand square km seas. After the Communists’ victory in 1949, the nationalists took refuge in Taiwan. China admits its share, but Taiwan stands firmly in front of it. Taiwan has American support and therefore China is unable to attack it even if it wants to.
China forcibly captured Hong Kong in 1997. These days, he is looking to clamp down on Hong Kong by implementing the National Security Act. 50.5 per cent of China’s foreign investment and trade comes through Hong Kong.
The Portuguese ceded Macau to China in 1999 after 450 years of rule.
East China Sea
Jadhozhad from Japan. China has its eye on eight islands of 81 thousand sq km. The dispute was sparked by the creation of China’s air border zone in 2013.