Asha Maya Dangol, 80, shows her thumb print after casting her vote in Kathmandu, in the elections on December 7. Nepal's leftist alliance prevailed in the elections. After two decades of conflict and political stability, Nepalis hope the alliance can deliver stable governance and economic development. Photo: EPA-EFE

Nepal’s new left-wing leaders want balance and prosperity, not to back China against India

Rubeena Mahato writes that Nepal’s newly elected Left Alliance is not doing Beijing’s bidding, but seeks to balance relations between China and India to promote economic growth and political stability

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Asha Maya Dangol, 80, shows her thumb print after casting her vote in Kathmandu, in the elections on December 7. Nepal's leftist alliance prevailed in the elections. After two decades of conflict and political stability, Nepalis hope the alliance can deliver stable governance and economic development. Photo: EPA-EFE
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