Former Indian envoys must refrain from giving their said “assets” undeserved credit for what are wholly made-in-Nepal political developments. Suggestions by one of them that India is making sure it isn’t leaving “fingerprints” behind is a bluff unbecoming of any former ambassador, anywhere.
Dissolution of Parliament in December, 2020 was the consequence of a series of ill-conceived ploys by three restless former prime ministers to sabotage, oust, and bring the curtain down on the political career of the incumbent.
If you haven’t heard it, here’s some bad news: The black and white worldview is back. Like all inestimable things, the extent of its spread cannot be quantified with precision. But a bird’s-eye view of opinions voiced in current-day Nepal certainly indicates that it is widespread, and already difficult, if not impossible, to contain.