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Trumps of Nepal

Pratyush Nath Upreti

Sometimes, a word utterly fails to express what we intend to. I feel the same while penning my thoughts about Donald Trump. His political vision and irresponsible and sarcastic comments about religious groups, among others, have made a mockery of him and the presidential election. In June this year, I was in Europe for an event. I happened to have a conversation with a friend on the upcoming US presidential election and we had a difference in opinion on the outcome of the election. At the very end of the conversation, she politely stated, “If the United Kingdom can exit from Europe, then Trump becoming the next US president will not surprise me”.

Some examples

Not only Americans, but the entire world is concerned about the prospect of Trump becoming successful. On this note, let me identify which Nepali politicians share similarities with Trump, as every country has some political leaders like him and Nepal is not an exception. Several Nepali politicians come to …