Pan-Parag Pan-masala Pan-parag

November 6, 2008

Parmananda Jha Effigy

Our vice president has opened his mouth this time and he has seriously pissed the two ruling parties of the coalition government.

The one responsible for streets full of burnt tyres and effigies all over the country for taking oath in Hindi, has now heated up the political tussle ground by mouthing “the special committee formed for the integration of Maoist combatants” as un-constitutional and self-decision of the two major parties, Maoist and UML.

No wonder, the Maoists are pissed, and so are the tail wagging comedians of UML.

They want to take action against Vice President Parmananda Jha for what they claim as “putting remarks beyond one’s jurisdiction”.

That in other words, according to them, VP PJ needs to shut his mouth up (or anyone else for that matter) and never remark what the government (two parties) is doing.

With his role limited to sitting at his vice-presidential office cleaning any new layers of dust that sediments on his table, brooding and wondering what the first ever vice president of the Democratic Republic of Nepal ought to be doing – our VP must have become inspired somehow. Even though it sounds “palin stupid”, he must have mustered some courage and with determination, he spoke out and questioned the legitimacy of the special committee.

“This committee is fucking unconstitutional.”

Sedition. The joint mechanism of Maoist and UML have now suggested Prime Minster Awesome to seek explanation from VP Jha for his outrageous “anti-government” remark.

Note that, it’s not the government or the cabinet that is suggesting dear Mr Prime Minister to take action against the VP; it’s the two-party joint mechanism. And again, this joint mechanism was reportedly formed to improve the relationship between the two communist parties – Maoist and UML.

They might even impeach poor old vice president and boot him out of his office for sedition.

Thus, the show continues.

Each day, there are newer issues and newer farce. They had promised – ” the process of drafting the new constitution will surely start right after the Tihar festival.” Tihar is gone. The obnoxious smell of “malta-bara” has vanished. The “makha-mali” flower too has gradually withered.

The swift visit by ever-happy looking UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon was like those TV commercials of pan-masala that you no longer remember. Only the bitter after taste of pan-masala lingers – an on-your-face bitching by Girija Prashad Koirala with Secretary General, condemning the recent fawning of UNMIN to the CPN Maoist.

No one speaks of drafting Constitution anymore. The CA has not even convened after the Tihar. The elected “Gang of 601” is too busy doing nothing except getting monthly salary and allowances.

The constitution, the army integration, the revolution, the change, the development. Peace, oh, peace. Our country, motherland.

Hyaaaaa…. fuck this melodrama shit.
Let’s hear some news about VP Jha getting his Hindi-swearing ass scalded by the government.


Post Post Script:
As of today, November 09, 2008 – Home Minister Bam the Dev has stated “except for the Supreme Court, no one is allowed to make any remark on the special committe formed for the maoist combatant integration”.


The Downfall of MKN

April 22, 2008

The most successful Smear Campaign in the history of Nepali election – the CPN Maoists stuck these posters over night, all over Kathmandu constituency 2, where UML general secretary Madhav Kumar Nepal was contesting the CA elections from. The outcome – MKN getting asskicked in the election by CPN Maoists candidate Jhaku Prasad Subedi by a freaking landslide.

(The Photo speaks for itself: Madhav Kumar Nepal, general secretary of CPN Unified Marxist Leninist, on June 04, 2001 presents himself in front of the then-newly elected King Gyanendra as a candidate for the post of Prime Minister of the government. Thus with this picture made public, the CPN Maoists have been able to accuse MKN as a royalist from deep inside. )

It’s funny how dear old MKN vehemently denied that he stooped before King Gyanedra – he said during a Kantipur TV program – “Bartaman Paripekcha ma, I went there to demand the post of Prime Minister from the King – not to beg”.

Well, if that’s the way to “demand the rights” then, let it be – I might as well keep a Gold Coin handy in my wallet and learn to “stoop” properly.

But that cost him the membership of the Constituent Assembly and a historic opportunity to be a part of drafting the constitution of the New Nepal.

Fucchi ko Red Salute

March 31, 2008

Red Salute

But then, there’s a difference between the girl’s “red salute” and comrade Madhav Kumar Nepal’s “red salute”. The girl’s has innocence and purity; same can’t be said convincingly about comrade MKN’s.

Comrade MKN knows about the election codes of conduct. The fun lies with not abiding by it. Who has, one might ask.

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Tea, Snacks, Radio Nepal, Whisky and Coke

February 15, 2008

Radio Nepal

Any meeting or interaction with politicians presiding and speaking – is quite an entertainment. You get to see “up close and personal” the beloved leaders and it startles one’s mind into thinking -“these are the ones who will lead our nation into peace and prosperity”. One might even feel extremely blessed to be able to breathe the oxygen the leaders are breathing.

The place was the meeting hall of Radio Nepal. The occasion was the 6th anniversary of Federation of Nepalese Journalists’ Radio Nepal chapter. The program was about the “constituent assembly election and the role of Radio Nepal”. Present (initially) were – the speaker of the interim parliament – Subash Nemwang; leader of the Nepali Congress (NC) – Prakash Saran Mahat, leader of the CPN UML – Raghu Pant, leader of Rastriya Prajanta Party (RPP)- Parashu Ram Khapung, one leader of the CPN Maoist (can’t remember the name) and some other politicians. Some 200 journalists, reporters and staffs of the Radio Nepal.

So, like I said earlier, these types of interactions turn out to be a pure entertainment. NC leader Prakash Saran Mahat was the first one to speak. He stated how his party (Nepali Congress) is always in the favour of “autonomous state media” and tried in length to describe the meaning of “autonomous”. He also illustrated (tried to) how his party has never put any political pressure on the Radio Nepal.

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