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Stalemate Continues in Nepal

Posted by Mike E on August 6, 2008

The Maoists were unable to form a coalition government in before the seven day deadline and then the period was extended another three days. Source: Democracy and Class Struggle

Nepal Maoists fail to form government within deadline
Source :IANS

KATHMANDU: Nepal’s former Maoist guerrillas Tuesday failed to meet the seven-day presidential deadline given to them to form a new government, raising grave doubts about the possibility of a government under their stewardship.

The former rebels, who managed a stunning victory in the election four months ago, will now ask President Dr Ram Baran Yadav to extend the deadline by three more days.

The president had last Tuesday given them a week to prove their strength in the caretaker parliament and form the new government.

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