CK Lal

CK Lal is an opinion columnist for The Kathmandu Post and Kantipur Daily. His columns appear in the Post every other Wednesday.

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The intent of elite imitation

Most movements that have sprung up in Kathmandu since 2015 have been staged by the urban bourgeoisie to show their presence rather than register genuine grievances.

Panting of the pachyderms

Oli’s personal reliance on science and modern medicine for his ailments does not stop him from peddling turmeric to the public.

Clearing the intellectual wasteland

Many commentators lack proper grounding in social sciences and are unable to see the big picture that public intellectuals are required to paint.

Treacherous trail to Lipulekh

Modification of Nepal’s political map is just the beginning of an arduous political, administrative and diplomatic journey.

Maelstrom of collective narcissism

The task of tackling the challenges of governance seldom goes with neo-nationalism; Oli has found another issue to distract from his poor record.

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