Nepal will definitely get to know that relation with India has been and will be always beneficial for them, was the key message coming out of a webinar on “India Nepal Relations and Future Path” jointly organized by Institute of management Studies (IMS), Noida, along with Antar Rashtriya Sahyog Parishad Bharat (ARSPB ) on Sep 14/
Former foreign secretary, Shashank, was the keynote speaker. Manjeev Singh Puri, former Indian Ambassador to Nepal, Shyam Parande, General Secretary, ARSPB, Prof. B P Sharma, Vice Chancellor of Gautam Buddha University and Professor Sangeet Thapliyal of JNU’s School of International Studies joined as guests of honor. The program was organized under the leadership of Dr. Surendra Nath Gupta, former professor of Fiji National University.
Addressing the audience, Shashank said that India’s relation with Nepal was too good to withstand any crisis. India has helped Nepal whenever they needed support but now Nepal is having thoughts of China in the big power game and trying to weaken her relationship with India. At last he said that in the longtime Nepal will definitely get to know that relation with India was beneficial for them.
Manjeev Singh Puri mentioned the ground reality of Nepal along with the truth that India think Nepal as their brother but Nepal doesn’t. He shared lots of facts about Nepal, their economy and the large remittances received from Nepalis from across the world. At last he said we should make our relationship strong and invigorated with Nepal and his key point was “Changing perception should be taken forward from both sides.”
IMS Noida President Rajeev Gupta said the webinar provided a clear vision about India Nepal relation and helps to make society aware about what effective measurable step we need to take for future path to maintain a friendly relation.