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Ashis Adhikari

The author is pursuing PhD in Peking University, Beijing. His area of study is political economy.

Mainstream Nationalism vs. Regional Nationalism

Published On: June 20, 2020 08:30 AM NPT By: Ashis Adhikari

Nepal saw a synonymous voice of nationalism in parliament on 13th June, 2020. Parliament amended the constitution for the new coat of arms consisting Nepal’s new map. Madhesi leaders showed a transformation from regional nationalism toward mainstream nationalism. This blog elaborates on the possible reasons behind the shift in the madhes-based political parties.