Nepal’s chief KP Sharma Oli has warned India to withdraw its territory at any cost. He said on Sunday (January 10th) that Nepal wouldn’t make any concessions to require back the Kalapani, Lipulekh and Limpiadhura areas bordering it.
Tensions between the 2 countries have risen again over the border issue following a visit by Nepal’s secretary of state to Delhi on January 14.
Prime Minister Oli said the world was a part of Nepal’s border under the Sugauli Agreement. Nepal released a replacement map last June. The map shows Lipulekh, Kalapani and Limpiadhura areas belonging to Nepal. Kathmandu claims that after the Anglo-Nepalese War of 1818, the three territories didn’t belong to India under the Sugauli Treaty. Tensions between the 2 countries escalated over Nepal’s demand.
Attacking India, the Prime Minister of Nepal said that the secretary of state of Nepal goes to go to India on January 14. The new map published there’ll be discussed. Long-standing controversial issues will come up. the 2 countries will search for an answer .
He said Nepal is decided to strengthen relations with India. But India also has got to have the spirit of maximum cooperation. Prime Minister Oli also said that he wouldn’t walk the trail of compromise to guard Nepal’s own interests.