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

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Mahakali Impasse and Indo-Nepal Water Conflict

The Mahakali Treaty between India and Nepal was signed and rammed through the Nepali parliament in extreme haste, pushing aside all the serious doubts that were raised about the dam, the highest rockfill dam in the world in the seismic Himalayas. This article attempts to put into perspective the complex set of events that led to the signing of the treaty and to understand the dynamics of Nepal-India water conflict in the last three years.

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