The Success Of The Party Essay

1223 Words Jun 27th, 2015 5 Pages
Someone I know recently visited a village in Sindhupalchok, not far from the capital, with a team only to find that no one had gone there before them with relief to help the villagers annihilated by the April and May earthquakes. The far-flung areas are even worse off.

However, our ministers are in a hurry to secure sinecures for their colleagues and themselves when they leave office. They do not care about the children who have lost their parents, sick who need treatment, hungry who need food and homeless who need a roof over their heads in the midst of the roaring monsoon.

The donors’ pledge in the recent conference might have elated our politicians. But the international community knows that Nepali politicians work for themselves, not for people. If they do not change their attitude the pledged money will not show up.

Our leaders attitude has a name. Former British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli calls it has said, "To tax the community for the advantage of a class is not protection; it is plunder."

American satirist Pambrose Bierce has, in his Devil 's Dictionary, defined politics as, "A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage."

US political philosopher Lysander Spooner has added, "The greatest of all crimes are the wars that are carried on by governments, to plunder, enslave, and destroy mankind."

Ministers have approved a bill and introduced it in the Constituent Assembly to provide…

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