ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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SOUTH KOREA-Swaran Singh s Inopportune Visit

of Nepal in the late 1950s the supply of arms and ammunition was drastically increased. This stepping up of military supplies led to the government of Nepal being approached in 1960 by the Chinese, Surya Bhadur Upadhyay, at that time Home Minister in B P Koirala's government, then made a statement that his government was aware of activities of some foreign agencies who were working towards harming Sino-Nepalese friendship and were dropping arms and ammunition near the Sino-Nepal border from unidentified planes. Soon after, the supply of arms to the Tibetan rebels through Nepal ceased. But the Khampas in Nepal continued to retain these foreign-supplied arms.

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