• Why India is concerned about Nepal's constitution

    SASC -- Nepal's adoption of a new federal constitution has led to a souring of ties with its giant neighbour India.

    The document defines the majority Hindu nation as a secular republic divided into seven federal provinces.

    Although Delhi was one of the major backers of the process over the past decade, it believes the new constitution is not broad-based and is concerned that it could spur violence which could spill over into its own territory.


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