Nepal: Ruling parties urged to focus less on bickering and more on constitution making and development

By Madhav Karki , 27 March 2014
<p><span class="fltL news_details_text"><span></span></span></p><p> In the second Constituent Assembly elections, almost all the major political parties made two promises to the Nepali people—a constitution within a year and all-round development. People overwhelmingly gave the governing mandate to the Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN-UML, perhaps because they were convinced by the parties’ manifestos of delivering on the twin agendas. However, the mandated parties have so far disappointed the people due to their obsession with power plays. Politics seems to have become the dominant agenda of the parties and as a result, both the constitution and the development agenda have gone on the backburner.&nbsp;</p><p> Lessons not learnt</p>
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