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Monday, Sep 27, 2021
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Time To Set A Stopwatch

The faith of the common man in the political system in Nepal has been lost entirely.

Time To Set A Stopwatch
Time To Set A Stopwatch
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Something strange has been happening in the last few days that I have been trying to coordinate relief and mediating with the donors sitting here in Mumbai. The aftermath of the disaster has me concerned. When I put up a post on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s relief fund for Nepal everyone unanimously came out in support. But when I put up the Nepal PM’s disaster relief fund account details many people doubted it. It is unfortunate and it breaks my heart. PM Sushil Koirala is a member of the extended Koirala family; he is someone I am close to. He is a simple, honest man, a politician with integrity, he doesn’t own huge property nor does he feed off the family. I know Sushilda is a genuine leader.

But people seem to have no trust. The faith of the common man in the political system in Nepal has been lost entirely. I hope the situation helps motivate the government towards more transparency; I hope they are able to devise a method that can help win and build on the trust of the people. The politicians must realise that the confidence of the people is not...

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