- India has undeclared blockade on everything except a cargo of ‘banana’: DPM Bamdev Gautam
- Odd-Even Vehicle System to be implemented from today
- Nepalese protesters getting their food from past the border
- Mani Shankar Aiyar, Congress MP in the Rajya Sabha of India condemns Modi’s act of isolating yet another neighbour Nepal
- UN General Secretary Ban ki-Moon finally hails new chapter in Nepal
India’s strange reaction post-constitution continues with 3 day road blockage so far caused from the Indian side. No vehicles loaded with supplies are given permission to get pass the customs and enter into Nepal border from where Nepal army or the police force are to take it to the desired location.
In a program Nepal’s Deputy Vice Prime Minister Bamadev Gautam said that, even though India let nothing to pass and created a queue of over 10km already, a cargo filled with Bananas actually did reach it’s destination. He also stated that the country is facing lack of fuel supply and to not run out of fuels too quickly government will be implementing Odd-even system for vehicles to run in the road, which will be implemented from 27th September. Only odd number-plated vehicles will be allowed to run in the streets on odd days and only even number-plated vehicles will be allowed to run in the streets on even days.
In the other news, Setopati, one of the most popular online news portal updated in the last day updates that the Nepali protesters are getting their foods in India, a clear signal of India’s vested interest in the Nepalese protest.
Mani Shankar Aiyar, Congress MP in the Rajya Sabha of India writes in one of his article in NDTV, “After Pakistan, Modi Isolates Another Neighbour Nepal”. And says that Modhi is no way right to give a 7-point amendment draft to Nepal as a threat at the eve of the prolongation of the new constitution. He also stated that 105 of the total 116 terai representing MPs have voted for the constitution and the representatives have done well to represent all of over 100 ethnic groups living in the himalayan nation. He stressed upon the fact that the Indian constitution have already been amended for a total of 120 times. So, there is always a chance to get it amended via a process not protest.
And, to finally to end our daily update with some positives. UN General Secretary Ban ki-Moon finally hails new chapter in Nepal terming it as a milestone in the peace process. He also reiterated the importance of non-violence and respect for peaceful agitation.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses a news conference at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva in this May 11, 2011 file photo. Ban is planning to formally announce his candidacy for a second five-term as U.N. secretary-general early next week, U.N. diplomats said on June 4, 2011. The former South Korean foreign minister had already received assurances of support from the U.S.and other key members of the U.N. Security Council, diplomats said in March, making his re-election all but certain.
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