Hold ‘inclusive dialogue’, India tells Nepal [IR]
- Recognising Nepal’s efforts to build a democratic polity, India expressed hope that govt of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal “Prachanda” would hold an “inclusive dialogue” while implementing controversial Constitution of his country.
- India and Nepal held wide-ranging talks and sealed three significant deals as Mr. Prachanda’s visit to India unfolded.
- However, differences over the Constitution which led to domestic discord and disturbed ties with Delhi persisted.
- Delhi would maintain dialogue with the Madhesi leaders who had demanded that Prime Minister Prachanda should address representational and territorial concerns of their community, within a short time span.