26 February 2021, 04:00 pm
Programme Type
Discussions, Webcasts

The Coup in Myanmar: Implications for India

Coordinator: Maj. Gen. (Retd.) Ashok K. Mehta

Panelists: Amb. Rajiv Bhatia, Distinguished Fellow, Gateway House and former Indian Ambassador to Myanmar; Amb. Gautam Mukhopadhyaya, former Indian Ambassador to Myanmar; and Dr. Udai Bhanu Singh, Senior Research Associate, MP-Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses

Chair: Maj. Gen. (retd.) Ashok K. Mehta

The coup in Myanmar took many by surprise though some of its closer neighbourhood were expecting it. The unique Civil-military power-sharing arrangement has come unstuck and infantile democracy has derailed. Where does it leave India’s Act East, Indo-Pacific, and Neighbourhood First policies. Is China to become the main beneficiary of the military rule?