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- In the intro, mention the balancing act of diplomacy performed by India in maintaining the ties with countries of the region.
- In the body, mention how in past India and China was similar and characterised by the policy of non-interference in the politics of the region and how India maintained relations with the rivals in the region. In the next part, elaborate on changing Chinese approach in the region.
- Conclude by mentioning the importance of the region for India and need to preserve the ties with the region.