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Nepal: The Discontents after the Revolution

The split among the Maoists in Nepal is on account of ideological and organisational differences. The splinter party, the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist), still grapples with its ideological line - whether or not to launch an insurrection - and faces a diffi cult future. But substantial numbers of people in Nepal, often disgruntled with the dysfunctional nature of the mainstream polity, have historically responded to the call of radical communists who are therefore here to stay.

The Discontents After the Revolution

The split among the Maoists in Nepal is a result of ideological and organisational reasons. The splinter party, the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) still grapples with its ideological line – what form of "peoples' revolt" would it have to launch – and faces a difficult future. But substantial numbers of people in Nepal, often disgruntled with the dysfunctional nature of the mainstream polity, have historically responded to the call of radical communists, who are therefore here to stay.
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