India's Foreign Policy: The View from Nepal
Prashant Jha, Author and Journalist; Associate Editor, The Hindustan Times
Chair: Michael J Hutt, Professor of Nepali and Himalayan Studies; Director, South Asia Institute, School of Oriental and African Studies
The speaker will argue that despite initial apprehension over Narendra Modi’s election, his first months in office and his recent visit to Nepal have signalled a new emphasis on diplomacy in the region. However, many questions, including Delhi’s future involvement in Nepali politics, remain unclear.