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Happy New Year 2065 ..Let the Change Begin

A new year (Year 2065) begins in Nepal with promises of transformation. I am astounded by election results that are coming in from Nepal. While, this is a result (Maoist wining very big) is something I neither expected nor I hoped for, I am humbled by the power and collective wisdom of people in Nepal.

The desire for Change in Nepal was clearly reflected in the verdict and I hope this ensures a new positive beginning and most likely the institutionalization of peace in Nepal.

Perhaps in the history of the world, a dynasty that ruled for 250 years will be uprooted peacefully and and first time in Nepal, people's representatives will make a new governing system.

I am sure psychological and physical intimidation played a major role for Maoists victory, I believe that their victor is reflection of their organization, freshness and opposition to "old guards" and "politics as usual".

I am aware of the challenges that faces Nepal, perhaps very very difficult one, I…