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State Restructuring

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Questions


What kind of Federal Structure is Most Conducive to Promote Economic Prosperity and Social Justice in Nepal?

 

  • Political and socio-economic background of Nepal
    • What is the current political atmosphere like in Nepal?
      • How has it evolved and what direction in the future is it malleable to take?
      • Who are the visionary and who are the urinary leaders/political parties/individuals of Nepal? 
    • What is the socio-economic conditions of the people who are seeking more autonomy? Who are the leaders who are advocating for such a change? Who do they support, how are they supported?
    • What are the cohesion factors and digressors in the nation?
    • What/Who are the opportunistic factors of the society? How can they be tamed?
  • Federalism definition
  • Pros and Cons of Federalism based on case studies
    1. India and federalism
    2. US and federalism
    3. Chinese decentralization
    4. Others 
  • Is Federalism a reasonable move for Nepal?
    • What factors are prerequisite for federalism? 
    • What factors are necessary for successful operation of federalism? 
  • What type of federalism is reasonable for Nepal?
    • Ethnicity-based?
    • Resource-based?
    • Region-based?
    • Geography-based? 

 

 

Information Repository


 

Nepal State Restructuring Committee

 

States proposed by NSRC:

 

 

BBC Sajha Sawal | Episode 223 | Federal Nepal

 

Panelists

  • Dr. Ramesh Dhungel (NC)- Member, National State Restructuring Committee
  • Suresh Ale Magar (Maoist) - MP, Member, NSRC
  • Ram Chandra Jha (UML) - Leader

Questions

  • Where does the "nationalism" fall in?
  • Should be by "ethnic" identification?
  • Why not Madhes-Prades?
    • Need to compromise.. only one party or ethnic should not have a major say 
  • Which level gets the most power?
    • Local
    • State
    • National
  • What risks do different groups see?

 

BBC Sajha Sawal | April 30th 2012

 

Current System (parliamentary):

- instability is very common

- this system created the cause of "nirankusta"

- wasn't able to represent dalits and other groups (not representative)

 

Directly elected president:

- fear of dictatorship

- But we can still put check in balances

 

Mixed System:

- Sharing between Prime-minister (nominated by parliament) & President (elected directly)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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