Power-sharing row could stymie efforts to draft new Nepal constitution

15 January 2014
<p>After the government has fixed the date of the first meeting of the new Constituent Assembly (CA), a power-sharing dispute among the major political parties could become another stumbling block to the drafting of a new constitution for this landlocked Himalayan country.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>But the major parties -- Nepali Congress (NC), CPN-UML, and UCPN (Maoist) -- have held informal parleys to seek an amicable power-sharing scheme in order not the repeat the mistakes in the past. The three parties secured first, second and third largest party respectively.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>The first meeting of the newly-constituted CA is scheduled on January 22.</p>
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