New low in India-Nepal relations as anger over border road, coronavirus comes to a head

Nepal’s Prime Minister K.P. Oli has blamed India for the spread of coronavirus in his country and accused New Delhi of building a road that encroaches on the Himalayan nation’s territory, marking a new low in bilateral relations between the traditional allies.Nepal has approved a new political map demarcating the Lipulekh mountain pass, Kalapani and Limpiyadhura – places it says India has claimed by building a road despite repeated objections, Press Trust of India reported citing Foreign…