New Delhi: Expressing concern over the strained ties with Nepal, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has mentioned that if Nepal doesn’t come out of the clutches of China quickly, then its state of affairs will even be like that of Tibet.
RSS sources have requested the present authorities of Nepal to be cautious of China’s expansionist insurance policies.
The RSS has at all times been interested by Nepal as a consequence of its cultural similarities with India, pleasant relations with people-to-people contact and a big Hindu inhabitants.
Nepal throughout the monarchy was a declared Hindu nation till 2008. However, it was declared a secular country quickly after the monarchy got here to an finish in 2008. Yet, the RSS nonetheless sees Nepal as a Hindu nation.
The RSS is maintaining a tally of the most recent dispute with Nepal over its new map which reveals Indian territory.
Recently a gathering of the highest brass of the RSS was held through which the difficulty of Nepal additionally got here up for dialogue.
A senior RSS functionary on the situation of anonymity shared his views with IANS on the connection between Nepal and India. He mentioned, “Oli’s Communist government in Nepal is playing into the hands of China. The nationalists in Nepal are also opposing the Oli government. Nepal, under Oli’s leadership, has completely surrendered to China. If Nepal does not come out of the clutches of China, then its situation will be like that of Tibet.”
He added, “Nepal will have to come out of China’s influence. Otherwise its sovereignty will be jeopardized as the world is witnessing China’s expansionist policies. It always eyes the land of neighbouring countries. This is what it has started doing to Nepal, which has been an ally of India for centuries. It will have to be smart enough to gauge China’s mood.”
Amid the map controversy, the RSS has suggested each the central authorities and the Indian media to see Nepal as a “friend country”. The RSS believes that each China and Pakistan are enemy nations, due to this fact, it’s essential to be strict with them, however that’s not the case with Nepal.
“Even as the Government of Nepal has adopted a non-cooperative attitude with India at the moment, the people and many political parties have stood rock solid with India. Nationalist leaders and general public of Nepal have started opposing the policies of Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli’s government in Nepal,” he added.
The RSS has a phrase of recommendation for the Indian media additionally — keep away from utilizing harsh phrases for Nepal within the occasion of a dispute.
The RSS functionary informed IANS, “India and Nepal have hundreds of years of ties. Nepal is our cultural partner, both are brothers. Both countries have a lot of similarities. In such a situation, whatever disputes have to be resolved, the government will have to settle with softness in a calm atmosphere and in a diplomatic way. The policy involving China and Pakistan cannot apply in the case with Nepal. In Nepal’s case, a soft but effective strategy will have to be adopted. The media should not use words that cause any inconvenience to the people of Nepal.”