There is skepticism as well as a lot of hope, and it is now up to the big parties to lead Nepal on the path to peace and prosperity.
The Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist led by former premier K. P. Oli and the CPN-Maoist led by former premier Prachanda have forged electoral alliance
Both India and China are likely to be watching the results of Thursday’s election closely.
As China builds rail and road infrastructure up to its borders, Nepal eyes its role in connecting India and China, as well as the wider world.
Sher Bahadur Deuba, widely seen as Nepal’s prime minister-in-waiting and the supposed mastermind of the impeachment motion, has disgraced himself by meddling with the judiciary.