We smile because we must

As Nepal prepares for its first election since 2008 military presence on the streets is increasing as tensions rise across the country. One candidate has  already been murdered by a rival in the Terai district and through out Nepal conflict between rival political cadres is increasing. The outcome of the Nov 19 election is uncertain with speculation of country wide bandas ( general strikes) before polling day. Copyright Neesha  ( Alexandra) Bremner 2013

As Nepal prepares for its first election since 2008, the second since the civil war ended in 2006, military presence on the streets of Kathmandu is increasing as tensions rise across the country. One candidate has already been murdered by a rival in the Terai district and through out Nepal conflict between rival political cadres is increasing.
The outcome of the Nov 19 election is uncertain with speculation of country-wide bandas ( general strikes) before polling day.
Copyright Neesha ( Alexandra) Bremner 2013

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