Volume : X, Issue : VIII, August - 2020

India-Nepal strategic Relations

Vipula

Abstract :

India shares a special relationship with Nepal as both the countries have open borders, common culture, people to people contact, etc. but both the countries have witnessed many ups and downs in their age–old relationship, for one or the other reasons. The relationship got strained when India objected to Nepal’s new constitution and supported Madhesis Concerns. China offered to help Nepal in the wake of Nepal blockade and rescued Nepal from the crisis. Nepal is also trying to use China to counter India’s hegemony in Nepal. Since Nepal’s adoption of new constitution and formation of government under the leadership of communist leader KP Oli 2015, the relationship between India and Nepal got strained. China–Nepal closeness raised concerns for India, as India considers Nepal as a part of its northern security system. This paper attempts to highlight the relations between India and Nepal port new constitution of Nepal and how the approach and attitude of Nepal government changed because of Chinese influence.

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INDIA-NEPAL STRATEGIC RELATIONS, Vipula INDIAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED RESEARCH : Volume-10 | Issue-8 | August-2020


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