I was shot in my leg and spent 56 hours hiding from the army without food or water. I watched helplessly as flies laid eggs which started eating my wounded flesh.
I I was in Rasuwa on a holiday trekking with two dear comrades when the earth shook that day. I only remember a rumbling noise…
Nepal is a land-locked nation. It is disproportionately dependent and ‘close’ to the Indian Union due to its geographical location and the presence of the Himalayas that, for now, limits smooth connectivity between Nepal and China. Delhi’s influence on Nepal is largely borne out of this unfortunate geography – an influence that sometimes is no different from political blackmail.
As filmmakers from India who have gathered to share our work at the Film South Asia in Kathmandu this week, we would like to place on record our solidarity with the people of Nepal who are presently reeling from a grave humanitarian crisis, arising from what is tantamount to an economic blockade.