Nepal’s Dalits Turn Down Assembly Seats Offer

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A conference of Nepalese Dalit (“Untouchables”) has rejected a government offer to give them 6 percent of the seats in the new Constituent Assembly, putting them on a collision course with Nepal’s main political parties. Nepalese Dalit Break with the Government and Demand 20 Percent Share of New Assembly SeatsJune 26, Kathmandu: A major conference of Nepalese Dalit has rejected a government offer to give Dalit 6 percent of the seats in the new Constituent Assembly that will pave the way for a new Constitution and could address the roots of cast discrimination. More ….