New CA shoud end protracted transition and finish Constitution in time

By Gopal Krishna Siwakoti, 20 January 2014
<p><span class="fltL news_details_text"><span>&nbsp;</span></span>The post-conflict Constituent Assembly (CA) election of 2008 were thought to be Nepal’s gateway to a peaceful transition into democracy. It had huge agendas, such as concluding the peace process and agreeing on a constitution that would chart out a path for a federal, democratic republic of Nepal. However, the CA spent a far longer-than-planned time in writing the constitution and continued with the history of unstable governance. Most importantly, it failed to draft a new constitution. The second elections to the CA in 2013, therefore, had a single agenda: agree on a constitution and undo the country from the shackles of transition and uncertainty.
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