After decades of instability, a stable government in Nepal offered many promises, but despite progress in some sectors, the government has become less popular in the last two years. The Communist Party’s ideological ambivalence, shown by its questionable policies and activities with regard to democratization, free expression, inclusion, and governance, is probably responsible for its fading credibility among the masses.
Nepal in 2019: Stable Government but Growing Dissatisfaction
Mahendra Lawoti is a Professor in the Department of Political Science, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, USA. He thanks Shankar Ghimire, Vijay Kant Karna, Rajendra Maharjan, and Prabin Pandhak for insightful conversations. Email: <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
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Mahendra Lawoti; Nepal in 2019: Stable Government but Growing Dissatisfaction. Asian Survey 1 February 2020; 60 (1): 196–203. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.196
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