Govt officially launches new Nepal map

India-Nepal boundary issues

KATHMANDU, May 20: The Government of Nepal has published its new political map incorporating Kalapani, Lipulekh and Limpiyadhura.

Minister for Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation Padma Aryal unveiled the map during a press meet today.

The updated map was endorsed by the Council of Ministers on May 18.

The map features Nepal’s northern, eastern, western and southern international border points and also political and administrative arrangements.

Now is to bring its coat of arms and logo into use as per the updated map. For the same, it is preparing to present a bill in the parliament, seeking an amendment to the constitution’s index.

The updated map integrates primarily Limpiyadhura, Lipulek and Kalapani area as Nepal’s territory and includes states and local levels as per the concept of federalism.