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Nepal: Testing time for the new government

Categories: South Asia, Nepal, Arts & Culture, Governance, Politics, Religion

ABC blog reports [1] that the new Maoist government had to take back their decision of reducing the budget on traditional Hindu and Mahayana Buddhist rituals of sacrificing animals because of protests. “Unless they abstain from coercing people to behave according to the party guidelines, even such positive and pious intentions of refraining from animal-killings would invite confrontations“, the blog adds.