The number of armed forces on the Nepal border has been steadily increasing as it has given rise to border disputes with India. Neighboring countries, which include Indian territories Kalapani, Lipulekh and Limpiyadhura on the map at the behest of China, set up another border post on Sunday to increase the deployment of security forces along the Uttarakhand border.
According to Nepali news website Kantipur, the Armed Police Force has set up a Border Out Post (BOP) at Dattu, bordering Mahakali Municipality-9 in Nepal’s Darchula district. On Sunday, Deputy Inspector General of Armed Police Harishankar Budhathoki inaugurated the BOP. The construction work of the Armed Police Force base in Darchula has also started since Friday.
Nepal has set up four BOPs along the border after escalating border disputes with India. Earlier, BAP was established at Lakam Gompalik-3, Lali, Malikarjuna Gompalika–, Ziljivi and Bias Gompalika-2. Apart from that, the movement of Chinese troops has also been seen near this border.
Significantly, the communist government of Nepal is now following China’s lead and has not missed any opportunity to dispute with India. In addition to the controversial map, statements are being made to increase the number of troops on the border and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli himself to provoke India.
(Photo courtesy – Kantipur.com)