Amid India-China tension, is Nepal a threat? Gen VP Malik (retd) answers
General VP Malik (retd) commented on the recent worsening of ties between India and Nepal. The Nepalese Parliament recently cleared a new map which lays claim to the Indian territories of Lipulekh, Limpiyadhura, and Kalapani. Indian army chief, General MM Naravane had hinted at China’s hand behind Kathmandu’s confrontational attitude. General Malik, former Chief of Army Staff, said that Nepal shouldn’t be considered an enemy, given the deep ties that people of both countries share. However, India should be prepared for any eventuality, as per General Malik. Watch the full video for more. General Malik was interviewed by Shashi Shekhar, Hindustan editor-in-chief, on June 19, 2020.