Twenty Indian soldiers were killed on June 15 during a Himalayan border clash with Chinese troops in the disputed Ladakh region, sparking angry protests across India calling for military and economic action.
People in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad hurled Chinese TV sets from their balconies, while traders in the capital, Delhi, protested by burning Chinese goods.
A central minister called for a boycott of restaurants selling “Chinese food” – an Indianised version of Chinese cuisine that is extremely popular. An opposition leader was seen clambering atop an excavator to blacken a billboard of Chinese smartphone maker Oppo.
Footage of a group of eager protesters also went viral after they burned an effigy of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un – mistaking him for