The Nepalese expatriates, friends of Nepal and associated organizations in various countries have been involved in supporting developmental activities in various sectors throughout Nepal for a long time, and their efforts has benefited locals in many different ways. With the growing number of expatriates each year, developmental support, sector and locations have also increased in
is the pace of progress challenged by political parties insincere (in actions) for the development of the country, those pursing ethnic agendas more aggressively compromising national interests, and those political groups and activist in disguise promoting alien interests more prominently than their own regional issues.
In the US, Nepalese expatriates meet twice a year under different banners, annually; invite politicians and other prominent personalities from Nepal and Nepal experts from across the US and elsewhere, to discuss current political and other pertinent issues and share with attending participants from across the country. Cause for political impasse and
This is a topic not commonly discussed in the mass medium in the past, therefore, it gave the impression that no issues existed.
However, when these issues are actually being brought up fairly through various mass media, friends in
While this topic continues to dominate
The Indo-Nepal Treaty 1950, India’s interests in investing Nepal’s water resources, the Indian occupation of Nepalese lands, the atrocities of Indian forces along Indo-Nepal border, the deployment of Indian troops along the Nepalese border and others have always remained a concern for the Nepalese people. While some politicians talk straight on this issue (when not in the government), others try to getaway with this topic, but none fail to refer these issue to their advantage while projecting others as non-nationalist.
Only those in the government talk real and provide reassurances– all contending issues needs to be discussed with Indian government, and would be initiated through a proper diplomatic channel, however, no progress is made public after such comments. But the assault on people living in the border areas continues, every month new reports on land encroachment on different place makes a headline, and the opposition finds a way to assault on the government of the day; and this is just another day.
The expatriates can explore on how best they can provide support to the genuine issues
Organizing protests program in front of the Indian embassies and their other missions abroad, sending emails protesting the land encroachment, writing in foreign papers, and appealing to various Human Rights group about the atrocities committed by the Indian security forces and others can be, but an example of what probably can be done to ensure support for Nepal’s case.
Various norms and rules have been set for deploying troops across the international border, and it appears that when it comes to
In the same manner, can a means be explored for those groups and political parties that involve in violent agendas and recruit and employ child soldiers, to trail them in ICJ?
If these means don’t directly help for the development of the country, it would at least expose what the world’s largest democracy is doing to