India – Thailand Relations: And Cultural Links in Soft Power Policy

  • Phrmaha Wutthipong Rodbamrung


           The article will explore the religious and cultural ties between India and Thailand since the ancient time. The relations in terms of religious and cultural ties had promoted relations that contributed to the concept of soft power which is the popular concept in international politics. It will also examine the ‘Look East Policy’ and ‘Look West Policy’, and how the two Policies ‘remarriage’ in order to promote ‘people to people’ and tourism destination under the broad domain of the two mechanisms: The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) and Mekong Ganga Cooperation (MCG) work to promote the role of religion and culture in India-Thai Relations in the modern period.

Author Biography

Phrmaha Wutthipong Rodbamrung

Research Scholar Jawaharlal Nehru University India

How to Cite
RODBAMRUNG, Phrmaha Wutthipong. India – Thailand Relations: And Cultural Links in Soft Power Policy. วารสาร บัณฑิตศาส์น, [S.l.], v. 13, n. 1, p. 36-46, feb. 2018. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 23 july 2019.