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Government asked to make public its official stance on Lipulekh issue

Government asked to make public its official stance on Lipulekh issue


KATHMANDU: The authorities has been requested to make public its official stance on Lipulekh subject. Leaders in opposition, Nepal Communist Party (NCP) leaders, and public are asking the federal government for its official assertion on India’s transfer of opening a hyperlink highway to China through Nepal’s Lipulekh.

Spokesperson of Nepali Congress Bishwa Prakash Sharma, NC chief Gagan Thapa, NCP leaders Narayan Kaji Shrestha and Bhim Rawal, Rastriya Prajatantra Party’s Kamal Thapa, Sajha Party, amongst others have requested the federal government to current its stance on India’s unilateral development of the brand new highway hyperlink through Nepali land.

India, in a shock transfer, inaugurated a hyperlink highway to attach India with Mansarovar of Tibet in China through Lipulekh area, which falls within the Nepali territory.

With this, the longstanding border dispute between Nepal and India has resurfaced.

India’s Defence Minister Rajnath Singh remotely inaugurated the highway, on Friday, saying that they’d achieved highway connectivity from Dharchula to Lipulekh by the Kailash-Mansarovar Yatra Route.

In response, Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Gyawali, on Friday, shared that the federal government obtained data concerning the problem through numerous media experiences, detailed data concerning which has been sought from the Government of India through Indian Embassy in Nepal.

He acknowledged that Nepal authorities would make an official comment on the problem after receiving particulars from the Indian facet, including that the federal government has at all times been alert about Lipulekh and Kalapani points. Earlier, the border dispute had surfaced after India unilaterally unveiled its political map incorporating the Nepali territory on it.

In response to that, Minister Gyawali had mentioned the federal government didn’t settle for Lipulekh as tri-junction between Nepal, India and China. He added that it could be finalised solely after Nepal and India conform to demarcation and that the federal government didn’t settle for the earlier regime’s flawed determination.

In 2014, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping made a joint assertion stating that Lipulekh was a bilateral commerce route between the 2 international locations. Nepal had been opposing the assertion saying it was towards the provisions of the 1816 Sugauli Treaty signed between Nepal and India. “No nation can focus on Nepal’s territory in Nepal’s absence,” Gyawali had mentioned.





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