Nepali NGO wants In­dia to re­turn land

Deccan Chronicle - - World -

Kathmandu: A Nepalese non­govern­men­tal or­gan­i­sa­tion has launched a sig­na­ture cam­paign de­mand­ing the re­turn of ter­ri­tory that Nepal lost to British In­dia through the his­toric Su­gauli Treaty of 1815. The cam­paign was ini­ti­ated here by the Greater Nepal Na­tion­al­ist Front on Fri­day co­in­cid­ing with Na­tional Unity Day, ac­cord­ing to The Ris­ing Nepal, a gov­ern­ment-owned na­tional daily. Sig­na­tures will be col­lected from within and out­side the coun­try, and the cam­paign will con­tinue un­til com­ing mid-April, ac­cord­ing to the front’s chair­man Fanin­dra Nepal.

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