So far nothing appears to have moved ahead in a positive manner aimed at untying the current political impasse.
To the extent that even the “Indian magician” Shyam Saran too appears to have failed in his “mission” that was by all means to “tame” the Nepal’s “erratic” political leaders housed in different political camps and mould them all in the New Delhi manufactured clay.
To come to the point, speaking on the first day of the special session of the Maoists sponsored Interim Parliament, Mr. Krishna Bahadur Mahara- the Maoists spokesperson, said that it was only his party which had raised the wishes and the aspirations of people to see Nepal declared a republic and the acceptance of all proportional voting system for the CA elections. Mahara added, unless their demands were met with, there was no possibility of the CA polls at all. The Maoists are as of now adamant on their proposition.
However, ignoring Mahara’s statement to the hilt, the King “restored” parliamentarians belonging to the different political parties raised the issue of the abduction of the journalist, Mr. Birendra Sah by the Maoists last week.
Finally, the speaker of the interim parliament Mr. Subash Chandra Nembang intervening the session had to declare the closure of last week’s session.
However, the Maoists in their fresh bid to “psychologically” panic the Kathmanduites, the party of the ex-rebels brought out October 11 its entire strength-the YCL included to the open-thus exhibiting its “adamancy” over the two special demands which were to be met with by the ongoing parliament.
Frankly speaking, the entire
What is intriguing is that why the Indian magician-read Shaym Saran-chose a day for his arrival in
By extension, what could also be said that the Maoists invited Saran to watch through his own eyes what the Maoists meant in
The Maoists-Saran nexus is some what intriguing in the sense that the Maoists have had in the recent past been exhibiting their “close proximity” with the Chinese establishment.
Is it that Saran-the the Indian national-had come to “neutralize” the apparently growing influence of the Chinese and the American establishment in this country?
However, since nothing concrete has appeared even after the “instructions” of Saran, the possibility is that this time the Nepali politicians did not provide “due” attention to the Indian dictates as they used to do in the past.
Perhaps this is what explains the increasing American and the Chinese influence in
The Supreme Commander of the Maoists, Comrade Prachanda has time and again said that his party’s relations with