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Seek diplomatic solutions to resolve Nepal-India border dispute: Lawmakers

24 December 2019  

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KATHMANDU: The lawmakers of the ruling and opposition parties have drawn the government’s attention to seek diplomatic solutions to resolve the ongoing Nepal-India border dispute.

The lawmakers in a meeting of the National Assembly on Monday advised the government to be more serious on the border issue saying that the initiative taken by the government could not yield concrete results.

Speaking at the meeting, Nepal Communist Party (NCP) lawmaker Khim Lal Bhattarai urged the government to seek diplomatic solutions to narrow down the Nepal-India border dispute. The initiation taken by the government to iron out the ongoing border dispute is, Bhattarai said.

“The Nepal government has maintained its clear-cut stance on issues of Kalapani, Lipulek and Limpiyadhura, which is quite positive,” said he.

Similarly, Nepali Congress lawmaker Badri Prasad Pandey advised the government to form a high-level team to hold talks with India.

Lawmaker Chakra Prasad Snehi said India has encroached Nepali land even though Sugauli Treaty clearly stipulates that Kalinadi is the border between India and Nepal. “The Nepal government should hold talks with India at the diplomatic level with evidences.”

Publish Date : 24 December 2019 07:37 AM

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