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India’s new political map places disputed territory of Kalapani inside its own borders

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
Anil Giri
Published at : November 4, 2019
Updated at : November 5, 2019 14:45


Anil Giri

Anil Giri is a reporter covering diplomacy, international relations and national politics for The Kathmandu Post. Giri has been working as a journalist for a decade-and-a-half, contributing to numerous national and international media outlets.



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