The Nepali diaspora have been gathering in large numbers to protest against the ongoing blockade imposed by India in Nepal. Many Nepalese gathered outside the Parliament Square in London during the time of the official visit by PM of India Narendra Modi on November 12. There were also a number of different non-Nepalese organisations and communities gathered to protest against PM Narendra Modi.
On Sunday, November 22 it was the turn of the Nepalese diaspora in the states as they gathered outside the White House in Washington DC to protest against the Indian blockade. The crowd chanted slogans and managed to get quite a reaction from Nepalese media. For further information about the protest event in Washington DC, you can get in touch with DjGorkhali Khatri.
Nepalese people living in Germany gathered outside the Indian Embassy in Berlin to protest against the blockade on Friday.
Many Nepalese gathered outside the Indian Embassy in Seoul, South Korea to protest against the ongoing blockade imposed by India. The protest rally commenced from Seoul Station and ended at the Hannam based Indian Embassy where their attempt to submit a memorandum was refused according to Chief of Support Nepal Foundation Yagyaraj Subedi.
A protest was held in Sydney, Australia on Friday Nov 20 where many Nepalese gathered with various placards and chanted against the imposed economic blockade.
Similar protests have also been held in Geneva and Denmark. You can read more about the Nepali diaspora’s involvement on The Himalayan Times.