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Nepal Set To Send Revised Map To UN,Others,Says Minister
India has said that Nepal's unilateral action is "not based on historical facts and evidence."
Nepal Set To Send Revised Map To UN, Others, Says Minister
New Delhi: Nepal government intends to send its recently revised map to India, Google, and other international community by the middle of August, said a minister.
The revised map includes the Indian territories of Limpiyadhura, Lipulekh, and Kalapani.
Padma Aryal, minister for land management, cooperatives and poverty alleviation told ANI that “We will be sending the updated map including Kalapani, Lipulekh, and Limpiyadhura to various UN agencies and the international community including India. The process will be completed by the middle of this month".
The ministry has asked the department of measurement to print 4,000 copies of the updated version of Nepal's map in the English language and send it to the international community.
The department has printed on 25,000 copies of the latest version of the map, which have been distributed around the nation. Public offices and provincial will be given copies free of cost while people can buy it at Nepali Rupees 50.
On May 20 the Nepal government had released the revised political and administrative map incorporating the disputed territories of Limpiyadhura, Lipulekh, and Kalapani.
Whereas India has said that Nepal's unilateral action is “not based on historical facts and evidence.”
Also, India has said that the move is contrary to the bilateral understanding to resolve the outstanding boundary issues through the diplomatic dialogue and “such artificial enlargement of territorial claims will not be accepted by India”.
(Inputs from ANI)