NK Shrestha for scrapping all ‘unequal’ treaties with India

File: Narayan Kaji Shrestha

Kathmandu, June 2

The ruling Nepal Communist Party spokesperson Narayan Kaji Shrestha has demanded that the government take diplomatic initiatives to scrap all treaties signed with India that have been deemed ‘unequal’.

Shrestha’s statement comes at a time when the government of Nepal is preparing to hold a meeting with India in its bid to reclaim the disputed area of Kalapani.

Speaking in the National Assembly meeting on Tuesday, Shrestha said all bilateral treaties and agreements should be based on equality and reciprocity.

Claiming the Eminent Persons Group on Nepal-India Relations made an agreement regarding revising the treaties the leader demanded that India accept the EPG report without any delay.

The former foreign affairs minister also expressed his confidence that the ongoing border dispute between the two countries could be solved through dialogues, adding conclusions should be drawn based on historical facts and evidence.

Published on June 2nd, Tuesday, 2020 12:23 PM

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1 Comment
  • Chhaya Sharma says: | June 12 2020 9:10pm

    first thing that Nepal should seriously do is remove the fixed ratio of 100 IC to 160 NC… why should NC to US Dollar, Euro, Pound etc be decided by its linkage with IC.
    Rashtra bank should annul this arrangement and govt of Nepal should scrap all treaties without even waiting for a response from India.
    also, VISA system should be in place. Why allow Indians to just hop on a fight to Kathmandu or cross the border just like that…
    Nepal is strong enough to stand on it own feet.


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