Nepal-India border problem should be solved following international practices: Experts

Kathmandu, January 24

Concerned experts have stated that the Nepal-India border disputes should be managed following international practices and principles.

Director General of the Department of Survey, Ganesh Prasad Bhatta, says he is for resolving the border dispute following international border principles.

Speaking at a programme organised to present a report on ‘border encroachment by Indian sides’ jointly prepared by All Nepal National Free Students Union (ANNFSU) and All Nepal National Independent Students Union-Revolutionary (ANNISU-R) here in the capital, Bhatta said so.

The both students organisations had prepared the report after visiting Chhapkaiya of Parsa district where Nepali territory was reportedly found encroached upon by the Indian sides.

Similarly, border expert Buddhi Narayan Shrestha opined for resolving the border dispute by maintaining geographical integrity and national independence.

Speaking at the programme, CPN-UML leader Thakur Gaire and CPN-Maoist Centre leader Lekh Nath Neupane stressed a permanent solution to border disputes.

ANNFSU chair Nabina Lama and ANNISU-R chair Ranjit Tamang also opined for resolving the border disputes scientifically and permanently.


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