New Delhi. The Ministry of External Affairs has given a befitting reply to the Chinese government’s allegations of discrimination against three women athletes from Arunachal Pradesh who were part of the Indian Wushu team. External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said the Indian government has learned that the Chinese authorities have pre-planned barred some Indian athletes from Arunachal Pradesh from going to the 19th Asian Games to be held in Hangzhou, China. discriminated against. Bagchi said that Arunachal Pradesh was, is and will remain an integral and integral part of India. A strong protest has been lodged in New Delhi and Beijing against China’s deliberate and selective detention of some of our players.
External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said that ‘in line with our longstanding and consistent position, India strongly rejects discrimination against Indian citizens on grounds of residence or ethnicity. Arunachal Pradesh was, is and will remain an integral and integral part of India. Violent protests have been filed in New Delhi and Beijing against China’s deliberate and selective barring of some of our players from going to the Asian Games. China’s move violates both the spirit of the Asian Games and the rules governing their conduct. which expressly prohibits discrimination against competitors of member states.
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External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said that also, India’s Information and Broadcasting and Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Anurag Thakur canceled his scheduled visit to China for the Asian Games as a mark of our protest against China’s move. The Government of India reserves the right to take appropriate measures to protect its interests.