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Conference calls for further improving Indo-Nepal ties

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

Nepalese participants in an international conference here today sought a more "caring and sharing" approach from towards the Himalayan country for further promoting cordial bilateral relations.

This view was expressed at the two-day international conference on and relations, organised by B P Koirala centre for studies at Gandhi Sangrahalay, which began here today.


B P Koirala, who served as Nepal's Prime Minister from 1959 to 1960 and headed Nepali Congress, had made the centre of his political activities in Nepal, with much of his planning for November Revolution in 1950 done in Road here where he stayed for many years.

Speaking at the conference, former education minister and sitting MP Chandralekha Devi, urged to show "more caring and sharing approach towards being an elder brother."

Devi, who was Education minister in the Sushil Koirala and also served as Deputy Speaker of from 1999 to 2008, emphasised on further promoting people-to-people contact of the two neighbours.

She sought start of direct flight from to Kathmandu to this effect.

Former MP Jitendra Sonal said viewing and ties with "spectacle of 1950" should be stopped as he sought helpful approach of New Delhi towards Kathmandu particularly in the field of electricity.

MPs Laxman Lal Karna and Lal Babu Rawat also spoke at the conference.

Nawal Kishore Choudhary, former Principal of College and Director of B P Koirala Centre for Studies, emphasised on a give-and-take approach, particularly in the field of education, between the two countries.

Gandhian and Director of Gandhi Sangrahlaya Razi Ahmad, Vice Chairman of State Disaster Response Force Vyasji and former MP Ramji Singh also shared their views about stronger ties between and

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