Nepal: Moving towards new Constituent Assembly elections

17 July 2013
<p>On June 13, 2013, the Interim Election Government formed on March 13, 2013, headed by Chief Justice Khil Raj Regmi, announced November 19, 2013, as the date for holding fresh Constituent Assembly (CA) elections. After the dissolution of the first CA on May 27, 2012, it was first decided to hold elections for the new CA on November 22, 2012. The absence of a political consensus forced a deadline extension to June 21, 2013, and now, further, to November 19.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The first CA was elected in April 2008 with a mandate to draft a new Constitution within two years, but was dissolved as the task remained incomplete despite four extensions of the deadline.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p>
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