Image used for representational purposes. 
Image used for representational purposes. (Photo: The Quint)
  • 1. What's All The Fuss About?
  • 2. Kalapani: Location and Demographics
  • 3. Where Did It All Start?
  • 4. Why is Kalapani Important?
  • 5. What's in Store for Indo-Nepal Bilateral Ties?
Kalapani Dispute: Why Indo-Nepal Ties Maybe in Troubled Waters

Following the bifurcation of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories on 31 October, the Home Ministry released a revised map of India on 2 November. While the entire country took note of the new boundaries of the union territories of Jammu Kashmir and Ladakh, one of India’s neighbours wasn’t impressed.

Nepal objected to the new map released by the Indian government and the bone of contention between the two countries was the tri-junction point where the borders of India, Nepal and Tibet meet, Kalapani.

So, here’s a look at how the Kalapani territorial dispute progressed through the years and what triggered the current situation.


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