Treaty of Sugauli

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Sugauli Treaty
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DraftedDecember 2, 1815
SignedMarch 4, 1816
LocationSugauli, India
ConditionSome Nepalese controlled land was ceded to British East India Company
SignatoriesParish Bradshaw (for the Company Government) and Raj Guru Gajaraj Mishra (for Nepal)
PartiesFlag of the British East India Company (1707).svg East India Company
   Nepal
RatifiersGovernor-General David Ochterlony (British India)
LanguageEnglish
The territorial effects of the Treaty of Sugauli.
Map of Hindostan or India (1814) by Mathew Carey.

The Treaty of Sugauli (also spelled Sugowlee, Sagauli and Segqulee), the treaty that established the boundary line of Nepal, was signed on 2 December 1815 and ratified by 4 March 1816 between the East India Company and King of Nepal following the Anglo-Nepalese War of 1814-16.

Background[edit]

The territories under Nepalese control included Darjeeling to the South-east, whole of Sikkim to the east, Nainital to the south-west and the Kumaon Kingdom and Garhwal Kingdom to the west.

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Indo-Nepal boundary conflict[edit]

Among the border dispute of the Indo-Nepal boundary, the most significant are in the Susta and Kalapani regions.[1] The two regions cover some 40 km of the Indo-Nepal border.[2] In the Susta region, 14,500 hectares of land is generally dominated by Indian side with the support of Seema Shashatra Bal (SSB) forces.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Stephen Groves (22 September 2014). "India and Nepal Tackle Border Disputes". The Diplomat. Archived from the original on 29 March 2017. Retrieved 28 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Nepal aims to settle boundary dispute with India in 4 years". Kathmandu Post. 6 January 2015. Archived from the original on 29 May 2018. Retrieved 18 May 2017.

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