Girija Prasad Koirala

[Also read: Importance of Being Girija Deepak Adhikari on Koirala four years ago.] Update (20/3): Koirala passes away.

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Girija Prasad Koirala is sick. We wish for his recovery. Pic by Narendra Shrestha

This man carries an envious history and record with him and he is sick these days. This time, it seems, seriously. Reports suggest Girija Prasad Koirala is fighting death and the main weapon this time is his willpower to live. A man with strong leadership and organizational skills, Koirala is not an immortal. Neither he is a flawless person. What he is, without any dispute, is the single most important personality in Nepali politics today who towers everyone else. He commands the moral and organizational authority that can make or break the politics. Call it a selfish demand but life of Girija Prasad Koirala is necessary for Neapli democracy today. Yes, we are no fans of Koirala but we believe so. He could be and is the strongest defender of democracy in Nepal. Continue reading Girija Prasad Koirala