ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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The Price of a Missed Opportunity

Maoist Defeat in Nepal

Organisational issues, adjustment with the status quo and tactical errors resulted in the Nepali Maoists gaining an unfavourable image among the electorate in the second Constituent Assembly elections. This resulted in a humiliating defeat. If the Maoists reorient themselves to mass struggle and develop ideological clarity, they can work to retain most of the progressive features of the draft Constitution, nearly agreed upon in the first CA.



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