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Nepal: The April Revolution and Democracy

Democracy For Nepal on why the April Revolution consumed the author and why there is so much to learn from the process of democracy taking root in Nepal. “Nothing like it has ever happened before. In a country of 27 million, the second poorest country, a country that has little in the name of physical infrastructure, eight million people came out into the streets over a period of 19 days to ensure a total shutdown of the country, all towns, all villages. Nobody saw this coming. It was the ultimate flash flood.”

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