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.
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.