International Journal on Minority and Group Rights 6: 121-147, 1999. © 1999 Kluwer Law International. Printed in the Netherlands . 121 They are: Rajbanshi, Dhimal, Gangain, Marwadi, Bengali, Dhanuk, Shikh, Dhusadh, 1 Chamar, Khatway, Mushar, Kewat, Rajbhar, Kanu, Brahman (Hill), Chhetri, Yadav (Ahir), Kayastha, Kumhar, Bania, Dhobi, Sudhi (Kalwar), Kurmi, Brahman (Terai), Rajput, Tharu, Teli, Kushwha, Muslim, Haluwai, Mallah, Thakuri, Sanyasi, Newar, Limbu, Rai, Gurung, Thakali, Tamang, Magar, Danuwar, Jirel, Majhi, Sunuwar, Gaine, Chepang, Kumal, Churoute, Bote, Lepcha, Raute, Darai, Raji, Thami, Damai, Kami, Sarki, Wadi, Sherpa, Bhote, etc. Central Bureau of Statistics (1998). Statistical Pocket Book. Kathmandu: His Majesty s Government, National Planning Commission Secretariat, 22–28. Constitutional Accommodation of Ethnicity and National Identity in Nepal DR. SURYA P. SUBEDI Reader in Law, Law School, University of Hull, UK Abstract: This article examines how ethnicity and national identity have been constitutionally accommodated in Nepal. It reviews the constitutional development of Nepal and examines the difficulties in accommodating identity in a culturally diverse society. In particular, the focus falls upon recent constitutional developments and the innovative provisions they contain regarding ethnic and cultural rights. Key words: constitutional accommodation; ethnicity; national identity; Nepal I. Introduction Nepal is a mosaic of
International Journal on Minority and Group Rights – Brill
Published: Jan 1, 1999
Keywords: ethnicity; constitutional accommodation; Nepal; national identity
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