Stories By 'ABHINAWA DEVKOTA'
Democracy gives people the right to choose their leaders. But no system, not even a democratic one, is better than those leading it
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We are raising a new Nepal from the ashes and bones of our dead, young people. If you don’t believe in what I am saying, go and see the layers of the country’s newly-built foundation.
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The debate on ethnic federalism makes for an interesting topic for several reasons. It talks about divesting some state power and granting them to smaller entities;
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Quietly flow the rivers, soundly sleeps Kathmandu. Summer drums its chest with raindrops.
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Nobody wants to wake up in a cold winter morning and travel halfway through the city unless they have a class to attend, a job to do or, for those like myself, a hope of landing one after some effort.
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Nepal has come a long way since the days of the Ranas, when the Hindu Varna system was an integral part of the country’s governing principle, and the Shahs, who, regarded as the corporeal avatars of Lord Vishnu, ruled over what was then a Hindu Kingdom and carried forward the legacy of exploitation, injustice and monopoly in the name of religion and birthright.
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