India encroached Nepal’s land, says CA delegations

June 14th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI  

Kathmandu, June 14 (ANI): Separate delegations of Nepal’s Constituent Assembly and Parliament have concluded that Nepal was encroached by India in Dang district.

According to a Nepal News report, Amik Sherchan, chairman of the Committee for Protection of National Interest, was one of those making the claim.

Padma Lal Biswakarma, the chairman of the International Relations and Human Rights Committee, heading the parliamentary delegation, also made a similar charge at a press conference in Dang Saturday.

Both urged authorities in Kathmandu to start rehabilitation of those displaced by the unruly acts of Indian border security officials.

The team told local journalists that Indian SSB personnel threatened, harassed and barred Nepalis from purchasing daily consumer goods from the bordering market.

Indian government and some Nepali officials including Foreign Minister Sujata Koirala have denied any border encroachment. (ANI)

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