Nearly 60 days on, it has left the state paralysed.
There is a growing resentment against India among the ordinary people of Nepal. This resentment stems from the non-availability of essential supplies, especially petroleum products, as a result of the blockade by Madhesis at the India- Nepal border, believed by the Nepalese government to have been engineered by India. In response, Nepal has signed a deal with China for oil and has ended India's four-decade-long monopoly. This has wider implications for India.