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A complex nexus in Nepal

Mr Sharma is right to point out that the India-Nepal relationship has lacked the kind of high-level political attention on the Indian side which a neighbour of strategic importance should have

Shyam Saran  |  New Delhi 

The Nepal Nexus Sudheer Sharma Penguin India; 432 Pages, Rs 699 Reviewing a book that deals with events in which one has been involved in some measure is always a risk. As India’s ambassador in Nepal during 2002-2004 and later as foreign secretary from 2004-2006, I was called upon to deal with many of the events described in Sudheer Sharma’s The Nepal Nexus.

I understood them differently from the author. This does not detract from his impressive grasp of the tortuous and complex political manoeuvrings, which have marked Nepal’s transition from an autocratic ...

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First Published: Fri, November 01 2019. 00:33 IST
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