NEPALI ARMY SERIES-I: Breakdown Of Traditional Loyalty

By Ameet Dhakal
News Editor, the Kathmandu Post

KATHMANDU, Aug 22 – The Nepali Army (NA) may appear the same old “royal” army from outside but the changes that have taken place within are immense, especially in the way it thinks. Interestingly, what has changed the most is precisely what has been asked about umpteenth times about the army on the street and in the House of Representatives since the April Revolution: it’s loyalty toward the monarch. “It [loyalty] completely broke down after Janaandolan,” said a major who has served 16 years in the army. Continue reading NEPALI ARMY SERIES-I: Breakdown Of Traditional Loyalty