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India Responds As Nepal Fumes Over Jaishankar Calling Buddha 'Indian'

Aug 10, 2020 08:43 PM IST India India

A remark of Minister of External Affairs, S Jaishankar over Gautam Buddha has stirred controversy in Nepal. Nepalese lawmakers raised an objection when Indian foreign minister, S Jaishankar tagged the Buddha and the Mahatma on India’s moral leadership. Nepalese media quoted Jaishankar as saying that Buddha was Indian.