Nepal set to send new map to UN, others

Nepal Prime Minister Ok P Sharma Oli. (File picture)

NEW DELHI: After having issued a new map exhibiting Indian territory as a part of Nepal, the Ok P Sharma Oli authorities is getting ready to share the map with the “international community”, together with the UN.
The map, which was issued regardless of protests by India, was later “legitimised” unanimously by Nepal’s parliament by together with it within the nationwide emblem. The new map reveals India’s Kalapani space together with Limpiyadhura and the strategically situated Lipulekh Pass in Uttarakhand as belonging to Nepal.
Sending the map to UN is unlikely to assist Nepal’s trigger because the organisation usually retains off such territorial claims within the type of maps offered by international locations.
India had earlier stated that “artificial enlargement” of Nepal’s declare was not based mostly on historic truth or proof and it wasn’t tenable. India additionally sees Nepal’s unilateral motion to draw a recent map as violative of the understanding to maintain talks on excellent boundary points.
The Oli authorities although, whereas nonetheless open to dialogue, has proven little regard for India’s sensitivities, in accordance to official sources. The nation’s land administration minister Padma Aryal was quoted as saying Saturday by its media that Nepal will translate the map textual content into English and “deliver” it to the worldwide neighborhood later this month.
According to a report in My Republica, data officer for the division of measurement, Damodar Dhakal, stated that they’d already proceeded to print 4,000 copies of the up to date model of Nepal’s map within the English language to be delivered to worldwide communities.
“A sub-committee has been formed under the coordination of the deputy director of the department. The revised version of the map will be available in the English language,” Dhakal stated.
“The department has already printed 25,000 copies of the latest version of the map to be distributed within the country. Local units, provincial and all other public offices will be delivered the copies free of cost while the public can buy it at Rs 50,” stated the report.

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