Prime Minister assured that India will stand shoulder to shoulder for Nepal as he said, "Bharat will work as Sherpa in the journey of Nepal." He also gave a slogan to mark the bilateral friendship between the countries as "Nepal-Bharat Maitri Amar ra
Prime Minister Modi said, "India and Nepal will work towards building 'Ramayan' circuit between both the countries. This will act as the foundation for strong people to people contact between the two nations."
Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered prayers at the Ram Janaki temple in Janakpur upon his arrival in Nepal.
Prime Minister Narednra Modi is expected to be accompanied by the high-level officials from both India and Nepal.
The academy has postponed the 2018 award until next year, when it will name two winners, making this the first time since World War II that the panel decided not to bestow one of the world's most revered cultural honour.