Indo-China Border Dispute- The International Law Perspective

Raghvendra Pratap Singh
Advocate, Supreme Court of India

Volume III, Issue IV, 2020

The Indo-China Border dispute has gained significant attention in the recent past with the Galwan Valley clashes between the two countries. The boundary disputes between the India and China have existed for over 70 years now and there has been no resolution till date. The author through this article aims to give a detailed background into the border disputes between India and China and the reasons for such disputes. The author also discusses the jurisprudence of territorial disputes and the types of territorial claims. The author, then studies the jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice and the various boundary disputes adjudicated upon by the International Court of Justice. With this background, the author aims to analyse if there is a recourse in International Law to the border disputes between the two superpowers.