Nepal’s upper house clears new map, president assent next

nepal-parliamentNew Delhi, June 18: Nepal’s upper house on Thursday, unanimously cleared the constitutional amendment bill to reflect its new map in the national emblem.

Last week, the lower house in Nepal had cleared the new map, which was supported by all the 258 lawmakers who were present. According to the new map Kalapani, Lipulekh and Limpiyadhura are now being claimed by Nepal as its own.

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Oli fails to drum up support: Nepal’s new map put on hold

kpoliNew Delhi, May 27: In a major setback to Nepal’s Prime Minister, K P Oli, the decision to alter the map has been put on hold. Sources familiar with the development tell OneIndia that Oli had failed to build a consensus.

May felt that this was an effort on Oli’s part to whip up ultra-nationalistic sentiments against India.

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