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Constituent Assembly and the Revolutionary Left in Nepal

As the elections to the constituent assembly draw near, the question in Nepal seems not to be whether there will be a democratic republic, but rather what kind of democratic republic it will be. "Bourgeois democrats" would want to preserve the country's capitalistic character, while the "revolutionary left" will make every effort to give it a transitional character to bring socialism on to the nation's agenda. "The reformist left" will vacillate between the two courses but predominantly forge alliances with the "bourgeois democrats".
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