CPN-UML activists clashed with police, protesting against the Constitution amendment bill to meet the demands of Madhesis and other ethnic groups.
“The matter has been raised by both the Governments of Nepal and Bhutan as well. The government is considering the matter and the RBI will remain in touch with their counterparts in Nepal and Bhutan,” he said.
Nepalese PM Prachanda’s close aides said the proposal will address concerns of both Madhesi and Tharu communities.
Thapa will attend the convocation of the South Asian University in New Delhi on Saturday.
CPN-Maoist faction, led by Netra Bikram Chand, were behind the protest to press for the release of their jailed cadres.
Thapa said that as far as their support for a Hindu state is concerned, they don’t look down on other religions while insisting his party respects all religions equally.
Pilgrims are advised to avoid the Nepalgunj – Simikot – Hilsa route according to an official release of Indian Embassy
As Maoist factions resolve to unite, anti-India polemic may rise. But Delhi must avoid confrontation
The six climbers, including three Nepal guides, reached the 8,850-meter (29,035-foot) peak early Thursday and were heading to lower camps, said Ang Tshering of the Nepal Mountaineering Association.
With public mistrust of India already at a high, Oli’s government is feeding rumours about the Indian hand meddling in the country’s affairs.
“Some media speculation regarding Nepal government mulling expulsion of Indian Ambassador Rae is baseless and is aimed at damaging Nepal-India relations, ” Thappa said in a statement on Sunday.
With India, Oli has brushed the worst kind of statesmanship – and the reciprocation from New Delhi has been mixed.
India is concerned about the impact of the possible instability on the accord with the Madhesis. The accord is expected to remove inequalities in the new Nepalese Constitution.
President Bidhya Bhandari cancelled her trip to India today citing political instability in Nepal.
Dixit had led a street campaign to stop Lokman Singh Karki from being appointed the CIAA chief, calling him “corrupt and unfit” on grounds that a judicial commission had found him guilty.