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Comparative Study of Federation Proposals for Nepal

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dc.contributor.author Sharma, Vijaya R.
dc.date.accessioned 2007-05-08T14:31:59Z
dc.date.available 2007-05-08T14:31:59Z
dc.date.issued 2007-05-07
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1928/3053
dc.description.abstract An elected constituent assembly is planned to frame a new constitution of Nepal. This paper argues for a federal system of governance and reviews various federal proposals that have been made so far, some of which suggest territorial subdivision and some suggest cultural subdivision of the country. This paper argues that a cultural subdivision offers a greater promise of durable peace and stability of federation than a territorial subdivision and would also help improve economic efficiency in delivery of governmental services. Further, it proposes a cultural federation of 15 small size states, with directly elected governors in the states and a proportional system of representation in the state assemblies. en_US
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dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Liberal Democracy Nepal Bulletin en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Vol. 2, No. 2, 2007 en
dc.subject Nepal, federal system, territorial federation, cultural federation en_US
dc.title Comparative Study of Federation Proposals for Nepal en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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