13 June 2011
The Challenge of Ethnic Federalism in Nepal
Following the 5-point Agreement of May 2011, Nepal’s main political parties agreed to extend the Constituent Assembly by another three months. The promulgation of the constitution is seen as an important step forward in the country’s struggle to facilitate a peace process. More importantly, the state restructuring process on the basis of ethnic parameters threatens to endanger national cohesion.
© 2011 Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)