Kathmandu: After the border dispute last year, there was peace in bilateral relations between Nepal and India. There were high level meetings and contacts between India and Nepal. But it seems that now it is disappearing. The presence of the Indian Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) in a recent incident, in which a Nepalese national fell and went missing in Mahakali while crossing a river using a cable, marked yet another round of a diplomatic row between Kathmandu and New Delhi. likely to be invited.
Locals in Nepal’s Darchula district said Jai Singh Dhami of Darchula district fell into the Mahakali river in late July after the Indian SSB removed the cable. Then the Ministry of Home Affairs of Nepal constituted a 5-member investigation team under the leadership of Joint Secretary Janardan Gautam on 1 August to investigate the matter. The Gautam-led panel has submitted its report to Home Minister Bal Krishna Khad, stating that “the incident appears to have taken place in the presence of Indian security personnel” and recommended that the government to nab the perpetrators. Take a diplomatic initiative.
On 30 July, 33-year-old Jaya Singh Dhami of Khangdang Mal of Beas Rural Municipality-2 in Darchula fell into Mahakali while crossing the river using an improvised cable crossing, locally known as Tuin. Media reports based on eyewitness accounts suggested that a person from the SSB had untied the cable when Dhami was about to reach India across the river.