As per the reports, Nepal Bans Broadcasting of all other Indian News Channel, except for the Indian State-owned Doordarshan’s new channel DD News.
Nepal Communist Party Accused Indian Media
The Deputy Prime Minister and Spokesperson of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Narayan Kaji Shrestha had accused Indian News Channels of broadcasting defamatory shows against the Nepali Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli.
“It has crossed all limits. This is getting too much. Stop with the nonsense,” Nepalese media quoted him as saying.
Cable TV producers of Nepal has blocked 42 Indian Channels from broadcasting in Nepal. The 2015 broadcasting ban of Indian Channels was due to the Nepalese Government accusing the Indian Government of slowing or stopping cross border traffic along the Nepal Border.
Bishnu Rimal, Chief Advisor to PM KP Sharma Oli, said “news stories and comments coming from the Indian media against the government and Prime Minister of Nepal are highly objectionable”.
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