India Nepal: What did the opposition parties of Nepal say against India, which angered the Indian Embassy, had to answer
The Indian Embassy said in Kathmandu on Saturday that India's stand on its border with Nepal is well known and clear ( India Nepal Conflict ). This statement from India comes at a time when Nepal's opposition parties have expressed dissatisfaction over reports that claimed that the Indian government is carrying out construction activities in areas which Nepal has given its approval. is included in the map. Nepal's main opposition Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist-Leninist (CPN-UML) has asked Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on the border issue . clarify the situation on Lipulekh.
Rajan Bhattarai, head of UML's State Department, said in a statement, "UML firmly believes that construction of roads and other structures should be stopped (India Nepal Lipulekh Dispute). The problem should be resolved quickly through dialogue and no framework should be created till the issue is resolved through dialogue. On questions from the media regarding the recent news and statements in Nepal on the question of Indo-Nepal border, the Indian Embassy spokesperson said, "Government of India's stand on the Indo-Nepal border is well known, as before and clear." The Government of Nepal has been informed about this.
asked to negotiate a solution
The spokesperson said, 'We are of the view that established inter-governmental mechanisms and media are best suited for dialogue (India and Nepal Relations). Remaining border issues can always be resolved by mutual agreement in the spirit of our close and friendly bilateral relations. Other political parties that have raised concerns over the issue include Vivekksheel Samhay Nepali, Rashtriya Prajatantra Party and ruling coalition partner, CPN (Unified Socialists). The ruling Nepali Congress on Friday said India's move to continue construction of the road in Lipulekh was "objectionable".
Told all three the territory of Nepal
The party reiterated that Kalapani, Lipulekh and Limpiyadhura are Nepalese territories (India Nepal Current Relations). He urged India to immediately withdraw its troops stationed in the Kalapani area and resolve the border dispute amicably through high-level talks based on historical facts and evidence. "We are clear about the fact that Lipulekh, Limpiyadhura and Kalapani are in Nepalese territory and the Indian Army should withdraw from Kalapani area," the Nepali Congress Party said in a statement. The party said that the border dispute between Nepal and India should be resolved on the basis of the Sugauli Treaty of 1816.
protest against road construction
The statement, signed by Nepalese Congress general secretary Bishwa Prakash Sharma and Gagan Thapa, said, "The construction of the road in Lipulekh by India is a unilateral violation of the clause mentioned in the Nepal-India Joint Commission, which mentions that there is no dispute between the two countries. Also the dispute should be resolved through diplomatic mechanism (India Nepal Land Dispute).' It said, 'The construction of a road in Lipulekh by India in violation of the bilateral agreement is a serious and objectionable matter and it should be stopped immediately.'
centuries-old historical links
The party said that the two countries have centuries-old historical ties. Therefore, any kind of border issue between the two countries should be resolved through high level diplomatic channels on the basis of historical documents (India Nepal Land Border). In November last year, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said in Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh that an attempt was made to create misunderstanding in Nepal about the road from Lipulekh pass to Mansarovar via Dharchula. Minister of State for Defense Ajay Bhatt also claimed that the pilgrims would soon be able to travel to Kailash-Mansarovar by vehicle as Rs 60 crore has been sanctioned by the Center to convert the border road from Ghatiyabagar to Lipulekh into a pucca road.
Where is Lipulekh Pass and Kalapani?
Lipulekh Pass is a remote western point near Kalapani, the border area between Nepal and India (India Nepal Kalapani Dispute). Both India and Nepal claim Kalapani to be an integral part of their territory (India Nepal Latest News). India considers it its territory as part of the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand (India Nepal International Relations) and Nepal as part of Dharchula district.