According to Phanindra Mani Pokharel, a spokeswoman for the Ministry of Home Affairs, Acharya will lead a team that includes representatives from the Nepal Police, Armed Police Force, and the Survey Department.
Acharya, who was serving as the Saptari district’s top district officer, was called back to lead the border study team.
Pokharel stated, “Joint-secretary Janardan Gautam will fill Acharya’s job in Saptari.”
Gautam had previously been appointed as the team’s coordinator in the Darchula incident, in which a Nepali man went missing in the Mahakali river after the improvised cable crossing he was using to cross the river was apparently loosened by Indian border security officers.
On September 1, the Cabinet resolved to appoint a committee to investigate the border issue with China.
Jeevan Bahadur Shahi, a member of the Karnali Provincial Assembly, has demanded a probe into the matter on numerous occasions. In the Humla area, which borders China, pillars numbered 9, 10, 11, 12, 5 (1), 6 (1), 7 (1), and 8 (1) were damaged, according to an independent report.
He also alleged in the article that the Chinese side altered Pillar 12, resulting in a vast swath of Nepali land being delineated as Chinese territory.
Bimalendra Nidhi, the vice-president of the Nepali Congress and a former deputy prime minister, backed Shahi’s proposal and encouraged Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to look into the matter.
KP Sharma Oli, the former prime minister and current chairman of the UML, declared on Saturday that there was no
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