By Prakash Bom in Queens, New York(UWB received this article in email)
History of the Final Preference:
The Nepali Congress party was originally established on the principles of the socialist democracy or social democratic. Since then it has been a member of the Socialist International – a worldwide organization of social democratic, labor, and democratic socialist political parties. Then and there Nepali Congress party took the arms against the feudal oligarchic regime by introducing socialist economic plan to address country’s poverty with successful revolution.
We have respected BP Koirala, one of the founders of Nepali Congress Party, with great honor for his sacrifice, and dedication to such political thinking to guide the nation. We have read his writings – political thoughts, literary works, articles and so on with our great expectations for socialist democratic developments within the party and the government logistics.
Unfortunately, whenever Nepali Congress Party came in the power with the support of people of Nepal it betrayed people’s aspiration by positioning itself with the ambition of the monarchy. In this context Nepali Congress has declared itself a reform-oriented centrist party. But, historically, the reforms did not take place to meet the basic norms and principles of the moderate social democracy. Rather it leaned more towards regressive practice along the line of feudal oligarchic.
The oxymoron of Nepali Congress Party leaders and party cadres get demonstrated in full grade whenever Nepali Congress Party came in government power. Since party leaders and cadres act in contrary to the party principles and aspiration of the people while in state power it has time after time been overthrown by the monarchy with military coup.
Yet, Nepali Congress Party’s oligarchic feudal minds’political power phobia alliance with the monarchy by disregarding its own party principles and people’s aspiration. As a matter of fact, the monarchy has historically taken unnecessary advantage of such irrational fear of the party leaderships and betrayed the party for thirty-five years under the Panchayat autocratic rule. Continue reading