KATHMANDU (Web Desk) – Nepalese Cable TV operators Sunday blocked all Indian channels for indefinite period to protest an unofficial “blockade of goods” into the country, Times of India reported.
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Reportedly, scores of goods laden trucks are stranded on the India-Nepal border amid agitation by the Joint Madhesi Front in the Himalayan nation.
Madhesis have been protesting over “discriminatory” seven-province model of new Constitution.
Earlier, expressing concern over growing “anti- India” sentiment in Nepal, Indian Ambassador to Nepal Ranjit Rae had on Friday said, “We sense that this is being used for certain objective — political or otherwise.”
“We are deeply concerned with the growing anti-India sentiment. Encouraging such a sentiment is equally harmful to both India and Nepal,” he said, while speaking at an event ‘Nation Ahead Series’ here.