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1 Aug 2015

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When I traveled to India one year, I had to sign a customs form promising not to bring prohibited items, one of which was an inaccurate map of India. Any idea what that's about? I thought about this went I started looking into reprinting for myself a public domain book from 1970 which has a map of India.

EDIT: Here is one source
http://www.immihelp.com/travel-to-india/prohibi...

"Maps and literature where Indian external boundaries have been shown incorrectly, in view of Government of India"

A list like this is on a form they give you as you are flying in. If I had to guess, I would think this has something to do with Kashmir.

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