After Lord Rama, Nepal has now fought with India for Lord Buddha. There has been a verbal war in Nepal and India over Gautam Buddha. Actually, Indian Foreign Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar had described Lord Buddha as Indian. Nepal erupted over this and the debate started. Gautam Buddha was born in Lumbini, Nepal. Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha and the fountain of Buddhism is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Nepal, India In War Of Words Over Buddha’s Origins
In the summit of CII, S. Jaishankar said Mahatma Gandhi and Lord Buddha as Indian. He said that these two are such Indian greats, whom the world always remembers. After this, there was an uproar. Soon after the statement of the Indian Foreign Minister, the Foreign Ministry of Nepal issued a statement.
In its statement, Nepal said that Lord Buddha was born in Lumbini, Nepal. Nepal’s Foreign Ministry said that Lumbini is the birthplace of Buddhism. During his first prime ministership in 2014, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself admitted that Lord Buddha was born in Nepal. In such a situation, the statement of the Indian Foreign Minister is tampering with historical facts. Remembering Khudiram Bose On His 111th Death Anniversary
During Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Kathmandu, the two countries agreed to cooperate on building a road connecting Kathmandu and Pokhara to Lumbini. The Indian Foreign Ministry also believed that Lord Buddha was born in Lumbini, Nepal.
Earlier Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Oli had told Lord Shri Ram as his own. He was from this Ayodhya village in Nepal. To the west of Birganj is a village called Ayodhya, this is the real Ayodhya. Sita was married to Lord Rama in Janakpur, Nepal.
According to the National News Committee of Nepal’s official news agency, Oli has given all the necessary instructions for the preparation of the temple on the alleged real birthplace. Their aim is to unveil the Ram idol in Nepal in the next two years.