Easy link to remember: bitly.com/nepal2022
What can go wrong in Nepal in the next 2 years (by 2022)?
I am really hoping that the following 12 predictions for Nepal will NOT come true.
But then, “Leadership is Preparedness.” The primary question that my forecast poses is, “how do we prepare best for these possible scenarios that spell cataclysm for Nepal? For a nation that has never learnt to prepare well, either we prepare ahead or suffer the catastrophic consequences of a lifetime. Anyone who is concerned for the welfare of their fellow citizens should start working towards finding and uprooting the underlying causes by building “transformational” solutions in the days ahead. And in the process prove this document’s predictions false.
1. Democracy: “Nepal will have neither free nor fair elections.”
In all future local, provincial and federal elections, winnable candidates are chosen based on cronyism i.e loyalty to the “extractive ruling elite”. In other words, only representation from extractive few will rule Nepal. Even in non-governmental groups, leadership of unions, professional fraternities and business federations are decided as per the whim of the “extractive ruling elites”. Elections laws,