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But there still is no talk about the power devolution formula. Federalism will be defeated if all power still stays with the central government in Kathmandu. Maps and states will not matter if there is no meaningful power devolution.
Nepal parties agree on constitution deal
Nepali Congress (NC), CPN-UML, Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) and CPN-ML agreed on the deal on matters relating to restructuring of state, forms of governance, judicial system and electoral system. ..... The four parties are said to have agreed to a six-province model for state restructuring, including four in the hills and two in the southern plains. ..... As per the deal, there shall be a bicameral legislature in the centre with 75 members in the upper house and 175 in the lower house. The upper house will be elected through proportional representation voting system and the lower house through direct election or first-past-the-post system. .... the two major ruling parties, Nepali Congress and CPN-UML are holding consultation with the top leaders of the UCPN-Maoist tomorrow to strike a deal so that the new Constitution could be promulgated through forging consensus among all the political parties.