SARAN IN KATHMANDU
Kathmandu, Oct 13 2007 : Shyam Saran, a senior Indian diplomat is in Kathmandu as a special envoy of the government to push for the peace process and democracy. He expressed disappointment at the political deadlock in Nepal. Saran said a free and fair election at the earliest is the key to establishing a Republic in Nepal. Elections for an assembly to draw up a new Nepali constitution have been delayed after the ruling coalition failed to break a political deadlock with Maoist.