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June 14, 2020

Nepal’s territory up to Limpiyadhura included in constitution

Kathmandu: Limpiyadhura, Lipulekh and Kalapani has been included in the constitution of Nepal on Saturday.

The House of Representatives (HoR) unanimously endorsed the constitution amendment bill which replaces Nepal’s map in the national emblem with the country’s new political and administrative map that includes Kalapani, Lipu Lekh and Limpiyadhura.

All representatives of major political parties including NCP, NC, Janata Samajbadi Party and RPP present in the lower house of the federal parliament voted in favor of the amendment bill.

Of 275 representative present in the lower house, 258 voted in favor of the constitution amendment bill while 17 other lawmakers including Sarita Giri did not vote in favor of the bill.

The endorsement of the constitution amendment bill paves the way for the government to update Nepal’s map in the national emblem.

The new map will be used in all official documents including the coat of arms as the amendment has been endorsed through parliament.

Earlier, India unilaterally had built  and inaugurated a link road that passes through the Nepali territory in March.

Nepal claims that  the territories such as Kalapani, Lipu Lekh and Limpiyadhura belongs to Nepal according to the Sugauli Treaty reached between East -India Company and Nepal in 1816.

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