Nepal tension grows.

So much for that Melbourne-based travel firm’s irresponsible and self-motivated call for tourists to visit strike-torn Nepal (see my recent previous item on the issue).

Yesterday hundreds of rioting southern Nepalese, disaffected by what they see as a discriminatory new constitution, resumed their blockade of  the major crossing point between the country and India.

All vital fuel and food- carrying vehicles at Birgunj have been brought to a standstill, putting even more pressure on a country running desperately short of essential fuel and food..Resources that should not be spent on misled, thrill-seeking tourists who have not been made aware of the Himalayan country’s desperate plight.

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