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A scandal in Kathmandu rocks the Prachanda govt and threatens the system

Indians obsessed with Pakistan going down the tube seem unable to smell the rot that has set in Nepal's polity and administration

Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Nepal
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Bharat Bhushan
Indians, obsessed with Pakistan going down the tube, seem unable to smell the rot that has set in Nepal's polity and administration. Nepal's Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, aka Prachanda, is facing one of the worst corruption scandals to have hit the country since it became a democracy. If he acts against the corrupt, his government could fall; if he doesn't, people will lose faith in the political system.

Prominent Nepalese political leaders and top bureaucrats allegedly conspired under two previous regimes to pass off Nepalese citizens as Bhutanese refugees to help them settle in the US and other developed
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First Published: May 22 2023 | 8:00 AM IST

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