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Nepal’s Principle Opposition Party Backs New Map Claiming Indian Territories

The other parties such as Rashtriya Prajatantra Party (RPP), Samajbadi Janata Party Nepal and Rashtriya Janata Party Nepal have lent their support 

 

 

MUMBAI| India and Nepal ‘s ties are set to experience a big blow as Nepal’s main opposition party Nepali Congress has endorsed PM KP Sharma Oli’s constitutional amendment to update the Nepalese map to include Indian territories of Lipulekh, Kalapani and Limpiyaghura, reports Times of India.

Nepali’s Congress endorsement, PM Oli’s constitutional amendment is expected to garner the two-thirds support in Nepali Parliament which is a must for the updating of the map to be materialised. The date for the passing of the amendment is not yet finalised, but it is expected to happen soon.

The other parties such as Rashtriya Prajatantra Party (RPP), Samajbadi Janata Party Nepal and Rashtriya Janata Party Nepal have lent their support to the controversial updated of the Nepalese map which is set to boil up Nepal’s bilateral ties with India.

Meanwhile, Indian Ministry of External Affairs (MEA)’s spokesperson Anurag Srivastava in a rare statement on Thursday (28 May) had emphasised on creating “environment of trust and confidence.”

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