UPSC Practice recommends India has to get its engagement face on.
India’s participation in regional groupings such as SCO is important. It gives New Delhi space to address issues critical to regional stability. However, these platforms can be fragile. For instance, as leaders reaffirmed their strong commitment to fight terrorism in the Samarkand Declaration, China said it will veto a US-India proposal to blacklist a Pakistan-backed terrorist.
Courtesy: Opinion-Economic Times