The constituent assembly process has again failed to draft a constitution that would benefit the people of Nepal. The numerous nationalities of the country have been left in the lurch, as the CA could not decide on a proper federal system to guarantee their rights. In response, Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai is calling for new elections in November, while nearly every other political force in the country–including the revolutionary faction of the UCPN(M) is calling for him to step down.
The situation in Nepal is unstable again, and as the article below suggests, security forces, no doubt with blessings from India and the US, are installing measures to curtail any rebellion of the people. It seems clear now, that if there is a road to revolution in Nepal, it will not be through the Constituent Assembly process.
[Intro by Redpines] This article is from Nepalnews.com
New Security Strategy to be Enforced in Kim Valley for May 27
A new security strategy has been prepared to obviate possible risks during the period around the promulgation of the new constitution and also to maintain peace and security, RSS reports.
Organizing a press meet in the capital on Tuesday, Metropolitan Police Commissioners Office said the strategy would be implemented in three phases. Read the rest of this entry »