Nepal’s Cable tv suppliers have mentioned that indicators for Indian information channels, besides Doordarshan, have been switched off within the nation. There’s, nevertheless, no official order issued on this regard.
“We now have turned off the indicators of the Indian Channels from this night,” Dhruba Sharma of Mega Max TV, a Channel operator of Nepal confirmed to ANI.
The transfer by Nepal’s Multi-System Operators (MSO) comes hours after former Deputy Prime Minister and Spokesperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Occasion (NCP) Narayan Kaji Shrestha mentioned that the Indian media should cease the “baseless propaganda” in opposition to Nepal authorities and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.
Taking to Twitter on Thursday, Mr Shrestha expressed his disbelief on the extent to which some media channels have gone to defame the present authorities.
The transfer comes amid heightened tensions between India and Nepal after Kathmandu issued a brand new map incorporating some parts of Indian territories in Could.
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