Proposed Constitution

  • A directly elected Prime Minister to serve a four year term for a maximum of two terms. If no candidate gets more than 50% of the votes cast there is a second round between the top two candidates.
  • A ceremonial president elected by all elected officials at all levels of government.
  • Three states: Koshi, Gandaki, Karnali. Keep the current 75 districts. This might be best for rapid economic growth. Hydro is where it's at.
  • Half the parliamentary constituencies in the Terai because half the people live there.
  • A Lower House with 201 members, an Upper House with 51 members.
  • The state legislatures have only one chamber. 
  • The 75 districts will be the 75 multi-member constituencies. But I have a feeling the parties want to keep the first past the post system. That and the proportional representation thing they did for the last constituent assembly.
  • One third of seats reserved for women at all levels.
  • 49% reservation for the DaMaJaMa in all new vacancies in the state apparatus until equity is achieved.
  • Tri-lingual education system in both public and private schools. First language (or any other language spoken in Nepal if Nepali is the first language), Nepali and English.
  • State funded parties. All parties that earned at least 1% of the votes get a sum that is directly proportional to how many votes it earned in the last parliamentary elections. Parties may not otherwise raise money.
Compromise Formula: 75 Multi Member Constituencies, Fully PR Election

Nov 11, 2007: Proposed Constitution
May 26, 2007: Proposed Constitution
Jun 28, 2006: Interim Constitution Draft
Jan 01, 2006: Proposed Republican Constitution
Nov 17, 2005: Proposed Constitution
Aug 08, 2005: Janata Dal Constitution
Jun 18, 2005: Proposed Constitution
May 03, 2005: Proposed Constitution
Apr 04, 2005: This Inadequate, Improper, Insufficient 1990 Constitution
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