This booklet analyses the matter of the expanding political exclusion of ethnic, caste and gender teams in democratic Nepal and discusses its effects for democracy and the soundness of the rustic. whereas outlining substitute democratic associations and providing particular associations which may comprise the varied socio-cultural teams in Nepal, this book:
-analyses the Maoist insurgency, arguing that political exclusion used to be an incredible reason for its genesis and growth;
- examines the explanations for the shortcoming of democratic consolidation in Nepal;
- offers the 1st accomplished critique of the 1990 structure, selecting it as a tremendous issue resulting in the political exclusion of ethnic groups;
- indicates the developing of a brand new Constituent meeting to deal with the social and political hindrance in Nepal;
- makes vital innovations to form an inclusive and democratic Nepal which come with federalism; a strong apartment of Nationalities; a proportional electoral process; affirmative motion regulations and reservations; assertion of an earthly nation; a centralized judicial evaluation; and the safety of minority rights within the Constitution.
Overall, the writer argues that except Nepal's ruling elite becoms senstive to the wishes of marginalized and excluded teams, the rustic might witness an escalation in violence.
Highlighting a variety of matters an important to strengthening democracy in Nepal, this booklet is of curiosity ot scholars and lecturers studing Nepal and South Asia.