The Stream

Nepal’s constitutional challenges

With many missed deadlines, what will it take to finalise a constitution?

In Nepal, citizens are fed up with politicians’ inability to finalise their country’s constitution, a process which has been ongoing since 2008. Many of Nepal’s minority groups want their own states, citizenship, and simply to have their rights officially recognised. Why has it taken so long to develop a constitution, and what impact is the stalemate having on citizens? Join the conversation at 19:30 GMT.

On this episode of The Stream, we speak to: 

Narayan Shrestha @NrnShrestha
Contributor, Setopati

Dipendra Jha @dipjha
Nepal Supreme Court lawyer

Aditya Adhikari @adiadhikari
Author, The Bullet and the Ballot Box

Manjushree Thapa @manjushreethapa 
Author, Forget Kathmandu

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