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Nepal Passes Bill To Update Map Incorporating 3 Indian Areas

Kathmandu: Nepal’s Nationwide Meeting on Thursday unanimously handed the Structure Modification Invoice to replace the nation’s political and administrative map incorporating three Indian territories.

India has termed as untenable the “artificial enlargement” of territorial claims by Nepal after its decrease home of parliament on Saturday unanimously authorized the brand new political map of the nation that includes areas which India maintains belong to it.

The Nationwide Meeting, or the higher home of the Nepalese parliament, unanimously handed the structure modification invoice offering for inclusion of the nation’s new political map in its nationwide emblem.

The invoice was handed with all of the 57 members current voting in its favour.

The ties between the 2 international locations got here underneath pressure after Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated an 80-km-long strategically essential street connecting the Lipulekh go with Dharchula in Uttarakhand on Could 8.

Nepal protested the inauguration of the street claiming that it handed via its territory. Days later, Nepal got here out with the brand new map exhibiting Lipulekh, Kalapani and Limpiyadhura as its territories.

(PTI)

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