From 1967 to 2017: A timeline of India-China border disputes over Sikkim

With Beijing stating that President Xi Jinping would not be meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the G20 Summit, the standoff between the two Asian giants regarding the tiny sliver of land in Sikkim continues.

Sikkim, which was once an Indian protectorate, has for long been a sensitive location for India and China. But what led to the current standoff between troops of the two most powerful nations in the Asian continent? Here's a brief timeline of events:

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Updated Date: Jul 06, 2017 22:25:23 IST