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

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India in the Madhesi Movement

India's meddling has not helped the Madhesi cause, only stoked Nepali chauvinism.

Nirabh Koirala and Geoffrey Macdonald writes:

After a seven-year impasse, Nepal finally passed a new constitution on 20 September 2015. The long-awaited document, however, was met with protests and violence that both preceded and followed its promulgation. The constitution needs significant reforms to avert more conflict, but the spectre of Indian manipulation has thus far strained the Indo–Nepali relationship and hurt the Nepali constitution-writing process.

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