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Nepal: Racing ahead to Pass the Constitution Amendment Bill in the National Assembly:

Paper No. 6601                    Dated 17-June-2020
By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan.
 
Racing to Pass the Bill in the National Assembly:
 
Having passed the Constitutional Amendment Bill on the new map that includes the disputed areasn in the Parliament, Nepal is racing ahead to get the Bill passed in the National Assembly.
 

Nepal: Constitution Amendment Bill on New Map Passed- An Unwise Move:

Paper No. 6597                                  Dated 14-June-2020
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
 
On Saturday, 13th of June, Nepal’s Parliament passed the Constitution Amendment Bill in  approving the New map that included the disputed areas of Lipulekh, Limpiyadhura and Kalapani by 258 votes in a house of 275.  It is said that one lone member from former RJP, Sarita Giri tried to oppose the bill but was forced to withdraw by her party leaders.
 

Nepal: Oli’s Cartographic Nationalism has its Limits:

Paper No, 6594                      Dated 12-June-2020
By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan
 
Many in Nepal strongly believe that Prime Minister Oli is using the new map of Nepal to feed his ego and is also using his nationalistic rhetoric to discount every other problem the country is facing.
 

Nepal: Moves Ahead at Great Speed to get the Constitution Amendment Bill Passed:

Paper No. 6591                       Dated 5-June-2020
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
 
With the main opposition Party- the Nepali Congress having agreed to endorse the amendment to the Constitution on Saturday the 30th, the Government registered the bill with the Parliament, the following day on the 31st of May.  
 
Normally the Government can take a month’s time to publish the Bill in the Gazette but here it did it on the same day in the evening.  
 

Deepening Fault Lines: India – Nepal Border Issue:

:Paper No. 6588                           Dated 30-May-2020

Guest Column- By Balasubramanian. C

Nepal has released a new political map claiming Kalapani, Limpiyadhura and Lipulekh of Uttarakhand as part of its territory. The area of Susta which is in Bihar can also be noted in the new map. Nepal’s actions came after Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated a motorable link road that connects India and China significantly reducing the time of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra.

Nepal: Amendment to Constitution Delayed: Why?

Paper No 6586                    Dated 29-May-2020
By Dr.  S.Chandrasekharan.
In dealing with the border crisis with India on the Kalapani area and the inauguration of the link road to Lipulekh, one analyst described it as a “full display of his (Oli’s) characteristic and outrageous bluster.”  Again quoting the analyst, Oli did try his best to cash in on an anti Indian posturing that is highly popular among the jingoists in Nepal.
 

Nepal: Escalates border dispute with India by Amending Its Constitution:

Paper No. 6585                                    Dated 25-May-2020
By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan
 
The Law Ministry of Nepal has now registered with the Parliament Secretariat  an amendment bill to Article 9 (2) of the 2015 Constitution substituting the new map that includes all the contested territories in the Kalapani area. 
 

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