Not long ago, our Finance Minister dropped a bombshell on sports fraternity. Of course, like any other politician, he wasn’t thinking sports while talking. Rather, like any other politician, his reasons were political.
The Finance Minister said that Nepal may not be participating in the 16th Asiad, in Guangzhou, China, this November. He said, if the government cannot bring in budget before the festivals, it will not have any money to spend for the participation. His logic, albeit founded on political premises, sounds very simple. His explanation was, ‘what is the point of nation’s pride when there are dangers nation may not remain so’.
Of Diminishing returns and Hopes – Somesh Verma The past week was notable one for Nepali sports, where the two most popular team games in the country kept its viewers glued to news. Our national cricket team, for all we might have written, showed us how inadequate we are, assessing our opponents. At the risk … Read more