A country’s economy goes hand-in-hand with its politics. Political and civic freedom are prerequisites in the success of its people’s economic endeavours. In Nepal’s case, we have blamed political instability for economic failures, both at an individual and institutional level. The Covid-19 pandemic only worsened the dire need for employment opportunities. For example, every day about 1,400 migrant workers are returning to the country against about 300 workers going overseas. While the economy is gradually coming alive, economic growth required to support the livelihood of people eludes us. Continue reading..