What does a socialism-oriented constitution mean?

Article 4 of Part 1 of the Constitution of Nepal, 2015 clearly maintains that Nepal is a socialism-oriented State apart from all other defining elements provided for conceptualizing Nepal as it steps up towards federalism. However, apart from the hinting reference as a socialism-oriented country, the constitution does not provide further clarification or detail regarding the characteristic of socialism that the country aims for in its social, political, or economic front. Also, there is visible lack of concrete and common perception regarding the position of the country within the continuum of socialism that ranges from liberal socialism in one end to state-sponsored socialism in another. Continue reading..