China has paid NPR 2.5 crore to several organisations in Nepal to hold protests and demonstrations against India along the Indo-Nepal border, intelligence agency said.
“Chinese Embassy in Nepal has provided financial support to the tune of Rs 2.5 crore (NPR) for organising anti-India protests/demonstrations along India-Nepal border areas highlighting the recent border disputes and interferences of India in Nepal’s internal/political matters,” the agencies stated. NPR stands for Nepalese Rupee.
The relationship between India-Nepal is going through a tough phase since India inaugurated a newly 80 KM long road to connects Pithoragarh, Uttrakhand to Lipulekh pass, near China border, aims to significantly reduce the time of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra.
Increasing Chinese influence and Oli government in Nepal also playing a major role in straining relationship with India.
PM KP Oli find himself more closer to Beijing rather than to New Delhi. The friendship between Nepal and China is so strong now that Oli government has no objection even when China slowly capturing Nepali land.
The Nepal government has a directed its forces to “closely monitor” the activities of Indian Army at Lipulekh.
India too directed its armed forces to increase deployment at Lipulekh tri-junction. Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), which guards the Indo-Nepal and Indo-Bhutan border, has increased deployment of 30 companies along the border with Nepal.