Uppsala Professor weights in on India's economic blockade of Nepal

2015-11-03

Ashok Swain, Professor in Peace and Conflict Research at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research | Uppsala University, weights in on India's economic blockade of Nepal. 

Ashok Swain, who has researched extensively on global security, environmental and migration issues through out the years at Uppsala University, argues in Scroll.in:

In its wisdom, New Delhi had hoped that this blockade strategy would influence Kathmandu to provide a better deal for Madhesis in the constitution. Instead, it is proving to be a self-inflicted wound in many ways: besides pushing Nepal towards China, the blockade has raised the possibility of more severe floods in Bihar in the future.

Read the full analysis at Scroll.in.