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Nepal: Elections by June Unlikely: Update No. 280

 

Note No. 682                                  Dated 13-May-2013

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan

It is almost impossible for  the newly appointed CEC Neelkanth Uprety to conduct the CA Elections before June end this year.  For this, the reasons are many but the primary reason is the lack of sincerity and cooperation from the political parties, particularly the four major ones.

Nepal: Inching Towards an Agreement for CA Elections: Update No. 277

Note No. 676                                         Dated 25-Feb-2013

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan.

It looked as if the major political parties having realised the urgency of holding the CA elections before mid June, had come to an agreement to have a "non partisan" government immediately under the Chief Justice Khil Raj Regmi.

Nepal: Maoists Suggest a Neutral Government under the Chief Justice: Update No. 276

Note No. 674                 Dated 12-Feb-2013

By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan.

Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai met President Yadav on 10 Feb 2013 and told him that since the political parties failed to forge a consensus for leading the government to conduct the elections, his party has floated the proposal to form a government under the leadership of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Khil Raj Regmi.

Nepal: President Gives up the Deadlines: Update No. 275

Note No. 673                                          Dated 18-Nov-2013 

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan.

Having realised the futility of issuing deadlines and making himself a laughing stock, President Yadav gave up finally, after his deadlines were ignored repeatedly by the political parties although he is still seeking a consensus from them on the future course of action!

NEPAL: Possibility of Polls in May Fast Receding-Update No. 274

:Note No. 672                           Dated 5-Jan-2013

By Dr. S.Chandasekharan

The possibility of holding the elections in May 2013 is fast receding with the three main political parties continuing to remain inflexible and by now they have become immune to frequent deadlines being given by President Yadav.

NEPAL: President Yadav Intervenes- Is it wise? Update No. 273

Note No. 668                                                   Dated  4-Dec-2012 
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan.

On 22rd November, President Yadav gave an official call to the political parties to form a consensus government within seven days.  He did not spell out what he would do otherwise.  

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