Nepalese opposition lawmakers, surrounded by parliament security officials, prevent a vote on disputed issues in the constitution. Photo: AFP Nepalese opposition lawmakers, surrounded by parliament security officials, prevent a vote on disputed issues in the constitution. Photo: AFP
Nepalese opposition lawmakers, surrounded by parliament security officials, prevent a vote on disputed issues in the constitution. Photo: AFP

Politicians scuffle over constitution as Nepal plunges into turmoil

Crisis looms following failure of lawmakers in Kathmandu to table a new draft constitution pending since 2008, when Nepal's monarchy was abolished

Nepalese opposition lawmakers, surrounded by parliament security officials, prevent a vote on disputed issues in the constitution. Photo: AFP Nepalese opposition lawmakers, surrounded by parliament security officials, prevent a vote on disputed issues in the constitution. Photo: AFP
Nepalese opposition lawmakers, surrounded by parliament security officials, prevent a vote on disputed issues in the constitution. Photo: AFP
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