India wants to see peaceful Nepal: Rae

KATHMANDU: Nepal and India enjoy centuries-old people-to-people relations, said speakers on Tuesday at an interaction organised by Nepal India Friendship Association in the capital on ‘Nepal-India Relations and Present Situation”.

On the occasion, Indian Ambassador to Nepal Ranjit Rae said Nepal itself can manage the ongoing Tarai unrest, he said, adding that India only wants to see a peaceful and prosperous Nepal.

He added that the Indian government was hurt to see the sufferings of Nepali people as a result of the ongoing unrest.

On the occasion, United Democratic Madhesi Front leader Hridayesh Tripathi said blind nationalism would benefit no one.

He also accused the government of trying to suppress the Tarai agitation.