The human side of BP Koirala
Everyone was touched by the humility of that person. BP Babu was visibly moved. He produced a ten rupee note and offered it to the man in payment for the water and the mohi that they had taken”. He said further, “Dai please take this, as a token for your hospitality.” But the man refused to take the money.
Faint hope, bumpy road ahead
History shows that sustaining economic achievements is the biggest challenge in Nepal. And, the global experiences show that massive economic reforms that welcome private investments and enforce effective regulatory mechanism are the best means to sustain and accelerate growth and enhance prosperity.
Time to employ Nepali ways
We have internalized the negative facets of westernization, globalization and individualism rather than their positive aspects. They are influencing us at the cost of our roots and cultural values and norms. Copying others become meaningful only when we integrate our own creativity and ideas into the things we copy. Only then we can gradually progress from being followers to becoming leaders.
Bishnu Chandra Gautam
Wither are we heading?
In a country that is stabilizing and institutionalizing democratic values and freedom, what the education system and family values – the two most important institutions of socialization –are doing is subtly suppressing or limiting the very essence of personal freedom and choice.