Kathmandu China Nepal
has never taken its independence for granted. “Like a yam between two boulders” has been on the lips of Nepali commentators and politicians ever since King Pritvhi’s time. Meanwhile every other Himalayan state has been consumed by the two giants—save for Bhutan, which is in most ways controlled by India.
suppress protests against China. Anyway, many Nepalis tire of Tibetan activism. “We’ve got enough problems,” says one middle-class professional. It is often said that Tibetan exiles in Nepal are relatively prosperous, and should refrain from causing trouble with the neighbours.co-operates closely with China over Tibet. The Tibetan community in Kathmandu is said to be infiltrated by Chinese intelligence and Nepali police frequently
Courtesy: The Economist