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Is Democracy Dying in Nepal?

This question lingers in the minds of many.  

Levitsky and Ziblatt in their book, “How Democracies Die” depicts four characteristics of an authoritarian behavior:

  • The rejection, in words or action, of the democratic rules of the game
  • The denial of the legitimacy of political opponents
  • Toleration or encouragement of violence and 
  • A willingness to curtail civil liberties of opponents, including the media.
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