There are already loud voices within India asking the government to chance its stance towards China, a stance that has historical significance as India gave refuge to Dalai Lama after the uprising of Tibetan monks against the Chinese failed. Now, on one hand India has a lot to gain from friendship with China but on the other, India has the responsibility as the World's largest democracy, of promoting democracy in the region and supporting the Tibetan cause.
What a dilemma! The world is watching and the way India responds to this situation will say a lot about the maturity of Indian democracy.
What, do you think, should India's role be in this evolving situation?