"When Karnataka is polling today, he has gone to Nepal and is worshipping in temples there, as he could not do so in the southern state due to elections", Gehlot said. India will stand shoulder-to-shoulder.
It has been further reported that there will be a number of routes to be launched between India and Nepal.
"Oli reiterated that Nepal would be sensitive to India's interests and its territory would not be used against India", Gokhale said.
"My Nepal visit was historic".
In what can be seen as a series of steps to mend their ties, India and Nepal on Saturday agreed to boost trade and economic links, connectivity via air, land and water, people-to-people ties, and mutual trust.
Yesterday, he had a meeting with KP Oli, after he held a marathon delegation-level talks about the bilateral relationship between the two countries.
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday received the first batch of pilgrims who arrived in the newly-launched bus service between Nepal and India from Janakpur to Ayodhya. PM here offered prayers to the deity as priests of iconic Pashupatinath temple made suitable arrangements for the same. "It is this bondage which attracts people from Rameswaram to Pashupatinath, people from Lumbini to Bodhgaya and I was also attracted with the same bondage", he said. "These places illustrate close ties between our nations", he said. The first meeting of agriculture ministers from Nepal and India would be held soon to chart out a roadmap on agriculture research and development, education and organic farming. "The International Solar Alliance has brought together nations from across the world". Prime Minister Oli had then expressed his desire for an early visit by Prime Minister Modi.
He also thanked the locals and officials for their warm hospitality and said, "I thank the people of Kathmandu for the memorable civic reception".
Describing Kathmandu as a mixture of the ancient and the modern, Modi said the city showcases the culture of Nepal."There is something unique about the beauty of Kathmandu".