Centre Talks To Nepal About The Recent Killing Of An Indian National, Also Comments On The Updated Map

India has taken up with Nepal Government the issue about the killing of an Indian citizen by Nepalese border guard forces on June 12.

Neel Raju Nalawade

June 15, 2020


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After the continuous tensions mounting at the India and Nepal border. The Indian Government has taken up the matter with Nepal Government on the account of the June 12 killing of an Indian citizen by Nepalese border guard forces at the international border near Bihar’s Sitamarhi district.  “A total of three persons have suffered injuries. Another person named Vikesh Yadav succumbed to his injuries. Two others who were injured have been identified as Umesh Ram and Uday Thakur,” said Director-General of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), which patrols the India-Nepal border. (ANI)

The firing incident comes amid tension between India and Nepal after Kathmandu recently passed an amendment to include in the constitution a new map which showed Indian areas of Kalapani, Lipulekh and Limpiyadhura as part of its territory. On the other hand, New Delhi has said that the updated map is “not based on historical facts and evidence”. Indian Government stated the claims by Nepal as artificial enlargement not based on historical fact or evidence and is not tenable.

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