Democracy Day: Tyranny Celebrates

Democracy Day in Nepal: A rally organized by political parties today turned into an unimpressive mass meeting in New Baneshwor. All pics by Wagle By Dinesh Wagle If you start comparing this rally and gathering with that of the last year, then, yes, this is a big leap forward in terms of peoples’ participation andContinue reading “Democracy Day: Tyranny Celebrates”

His Maj Talks About Democracy, Yet Again

– And cites nationally and internationally discarded Municipal Election as an example of his democracy. In his yearly message to Nepali people on the occasion of Democracy Day, king Gyanendra repeats his rhetoric of reviving democratic process while still ignoring or underestimating the strength of political parties and magnitude of violence in the country. TheContinue reading “His Maj Talks About Democracy, Yet Again”