India challenged in Nepal’s politics


By Deepak Gajurel,

Associate Professor, Tribhuvan University

Nepal’s domestic politics has become a mess. The India-guided so called ‘political change’ has landed this peaceful Himalayan nation into a hell: politically, socially, morally, economically, religiously, diplomatically, and in all aspects of a nation’s life.

Nepali politicians, working as puppets for India’s interests, are now trapped into the growing conflicts of interests among international players. Nepal’s geopolitics has brought India, along with Nepali politicians, to a challenging situation where Delhi has almost lost its ‘monopoly’ of power exercise previously enjoyed by our southern neighbor.

How it happened? What’s India’s hidden motives in Nepal? What did it do here and got, especially in last decade?

A realistic approach-based analysis follows in this short report: