The Communist Party of Nepal raised hope for stability and rapid development after winning a comfortable majority in local, provincial, and federal elections, but power concentration, partisanship, and factionalism prevented it from delivering, while intolerance toward dissidents, illiberal actions, and mono-ethnic policies generated criticism and reduced its popularity within a year.
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Research Article| February 01 2019
Nepal in 2018: The Communist Majority and the Emergence and Decline of Hope within a Year
Asian Survey (2019) 59 (1): 133–139.
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Mahendra Lawoti; Nepal in 2018: The Communist Majority and the Emergence and Decline of Hope within a Year. Asian Survey 1 February 2019; 59 (1): 133–139. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.1.133
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