Was Nepal ever part of India?
Nepal surrendered a part of its western territory in 1816 after its forces were defeated by the British East India company. The subsequent Sugauli treaty defined the origin of the Kali river as Nepal’s border point with India. But the two countries differ on the source of the Kali river.
Was Tibet a part of India?
The Government of India, soon after India’s independence in 1947, treated Tibet as a de facto independent country. However, more recently India’s policy on Tibet has been mindful of Chinese sensibilities, and has recognized Tibet as a part of China.
Was Myanmar a part of India?
Myanmar (formerly Burma) was made a province of British India by British rulers and again separated in 1937.
What is India’s problem Nepal?
Despite the close linguistic, marital, religious and cultural ties at people-to-people level between Indians and Nepalese, since late 2015 political issues and Kalapani dispute have led to semi-strained relations between the two countries with resentment growing amongst the government and people of Nepal.
Why India and Nepal fight over Kalapani?
The dispute is mainly because of the varying interpretation of the origin of the river and its various tributaries that slice through the mountains. While Nepal’s claim of the territory east of Kali is based on the Limpiyadhura origin, India says the river actually takes the name Kali near Kalapani.