July 2, 2020

Fact Check: Did Nepali Students Protest in Support of India

Fake Side:

In the most recent week, many Nepali understudies held hands to challenge the administration, drove by K.P. Sharma Oli. Numerous urban areas saw these fights all through Nepal.

One video demonstrating a major group fighting out and about professed to be that of understudy fight in Nepal and that they were challenging Prime Minister of Nepal for supporting China and getting into a contest with India.

The tweet which is in Bengali likewise proceeds to thank the inhabitants of Nepal for this signal and hails the fellowship of India and Nepal.

চীনের হয়ে দালালি করার জন্য নেপালের বাসিন্দাদের বিদ্রোহ শুরু হয়েছে নেপালের প্রধানমন্ত্রীর বিরুদ্ধে. ধন্যবাদ বাদ জানাই নেপালের এই বাসিন্দাদের. ভারত ও নেপালের ভাই -ভাই এই সম্পর্ক অটুট থাকুক

Which translates to – “The people of Nepal have started a revolt against the Prime Minister of Nepal for brokering on behalf of China. Thanks to these residents of Nepal. Let this brother-brother relationship between India and Nepal remain intact”


True Side:

We found the same video has been uploaded on Twitter with title Huge protest against KP Oli in Nepal. @NewsLineIFE confirming that it is Nepal protests in the video


As per Kathmandu Post, on June 11, 2020, in excess of 1,000 individuals accumulated close Bhatbhateni in Kathmandu for a quiet dissent which was sorted out by youth through various internet based life stages requesting that the administration improve isolate conditions, utilize polymerase chain response (PCR) tests and make open the Covid-19 consumption report.

Link to the Article: https://kathmandupost.com/national/2020/06/12/youth-led-protests-against-the-government-s-handling-of-covid-19-spread-to-major-cities

This kind of protest was also held in other major cities like Pokhara, Biratnagar, Chitwan, Hetauda and Birgunj.

There are several reports of this protest on the mainstream media in Nepal as well as India, claiming that the ‘Enough is Enough’ protests were held in Nepal against the government’s response to Covid-19.
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