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Nepal: Second CA Polls on 19th- Victory for the People: Update No. 287

Note No: 702          Dated   20-Nov-2013

By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan.

Despite the threats of using violent means to disrupt the elections by the CPN(Maoist- Baidya Group), the people of Nepal ignored the threats and voted in large numbers for the second Constituent Assembly Polls.

Nepal: Election Eve for Constituent Assembly II: Update No. 286

Note No. 701    Dated 14-Nov-2013

By Dr. S.Chandasekharan

It looks that after many hiccups and doubts of conducting the poll as recently as a fortnight ago, elections to the Constituent Assembly II will take place on November 19.

Nepal: Moving into an “Election Mode”- Update No. 285

Note No: 697                  Dated 8-Oct-2013
By Dr.S.Chandrasekharan
The good news from Nepal is that the elections are on schedule on November 19 and preparations by the Election Commission and the political parties have begun in right earnest.

Nepal: It is final: November 19 Polls will be gone through: Update No. 284

Note No. 693                       Dated 12-Sep-2013
By Dr. S.Chandrsekharan
On 8th September, the Chief Election commissioner declared and I quote “I urge all not to doubt November Polls.”
Indeed, the way the HLPC ( high level political committee) was going about its task in a lackadaisical manner, no one was sure that the elections would take place at all on November 19.

Nepal: November 19 Elections should be gone through: Update No. 283

Note No: 691                     Dated 25-July-2013
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
With the elections coming within the next four months, doubts are being raised even now whether it could be held on the 19th November as decided by the government and the Election Commission.

Nepal: Election Date Announced: But doubts still Remain: Update No. 282

Note No. 689                       Dated 8-July-2013
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
On 13th of June, after nearly a hundred days of being in office and after many hiccups the government finally announced November 19 as the date for holding fresh CA elections.  It is still not decided whether it will be a one day affair, but most likely it will be spread over a few days.

NEPAL: Who Needs Elections? Update No. 281

Note No. 684        Dated 11-June-2013

By Dr.S.Chandrasekharan.

It is more than one year now since the last CA was disbanded and yet  no new constitution is in place.  Will it be possible to complete the constitution at least in the next one year?  It looks very doubtful now.  But why? 


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