Political parties in India especially Jan Sangh (in 1977 it got merged with Janata Party and later became Bhartiya Janata Party, BJP) was giving clarion call to the country to push back Chinese forces from the Indian soil as well as from Tibet. Other parties such as Praja Socialist Party, Swatantra Party and Lohia supporters also joined the chorus.
The death of a young educated Odia political worker in Noida in July last year is shrouded in mystery. A sincere attempt to put pressure on the police administration to re-investigate the case in the light of the statement made by the deceased's brother and the affidavit filed by Monoranjan's friend Poonam may reveal the truth.
The possible causes which prima facie existed were as follow. China was considering India as intermediary of imperial and expansionist countries and a reactionary country. China was not amenable to India's interference in Tibet and giving asylum to Dalai Lama. India and Nehru were gaining more popularity than China and Mao. Nehru's policy of non-alignment and fall in influence of India's Communist Party (CPI) was proving head-ache for China.
By the middle of year 1962, the entire country was facing an imminent war with China. Just before the war started, India had deployed all its armed forces onto the border with Pakistan. Nehru and Defence Minister, Krishna Menon, were of the opinion that if any war began, it shall be with Pakistan and not with China.