ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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All in the Game

August 22, 1970 expressed his firm and solid belief in full-fledged democracy to which he felt Panchayat Democracy was no alternative. But the present split in the Congress must cause him worry. So far the financing of the democratic movement was looked after by Suharna Shumsher. Now, after the split, the Koirala group has to find other sources. It is with this objective in view it is rumoured in the Nepalese capital, that Koirala has planned his European trip. Besides addressing young European socialists at a meeting organised by the Socialist International in London, B P Koirala is expected to explore possibilities of collecting funds and other help for launching a struggle in his country from well- wishers of Nepal Koirala's opponents even suggest that if he gets the response he wants he may even try to form a Nepali Congress government-in-exile. But that may be to go too far. With the democrats at home divided, Koirala is far less able than Sihanouk in Cambodia.

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