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Greater Nepal In Quest Of Boundary | India’s new political map places disputed territory of Kalapani inside its own borders on November 2, 2019

Greater Nepal In Quest Of Boundary India’s new political map places disputed territory of Kalapani inside its own borders on November 2, 2019 Nepal has long claimed Kalapani as part of its territory as per the Sugauli Treaty signed between Nepal and the then East India Company. India's new political map (left) includes the disputed territory of Kalapani. Nepal's official map (right) also shows Kalapani inside its border.  Map images via India's Home Ministry & Nepal's Survey Department The Survey Department has taken issue with a new Indian political map that places the disputed territory of Kalapani within its territory, a scenario Nepali officials described as the “status quo”. The Indian  Ministry of Home Affairs on Sunday  released a new political map after India formally split up the disputed Jammu and Kashmir state into two federal territories, in line with an August move by the Narendra Modi government to rescind Kashmir’s autonomy.