Lawmakers have, airing their views in special hour of the Legislature-Parliament meeting today, insisted on gearing up for the meaningful enforcement of the constitution and achieving economic progress along with safeguarding nationality and sovereignty.
CPN (UML)'s Astalaxmi Shakya called one and all to unite for the effective enforcement of the constitution.
She further expressed her belief that no agreement would be signed going against the interests of the nation during the Prime Minister's upcoming India visit.
CPN (Maoist Center)'s Amanlal Modi Tharu complained that Madhes movements launched for the rights of people there were not recognised by the government.
Madahesi Janadhikar Forum (Democratic)'s Jitendra Dev said that the Prime Minister of a sovereign nation is supposed to take any decisions on the issue of national interests. He even urged the PM to harmonize the bilateral ties with a neighbouring country.
Rastriya Prajatantra Party's Ananda Devi Panta said that the Local Unit Restructuring Commission should prepare the report being based on the constitutional provision.
Nepal Workers and Peasants Party's Dilliraj Kafle opined for banning the lawmakers to attend the programmes of NGOs and INGOs.
Rastriya Janamorcha's Mina Pun expressed the dissatisfaction over the increasing incidents of violence against women.
Ramhari Khatiwada of Nepali Congress demanded the government provide Rs 150,000 in lump sum to the quake survivors as pledged in the past before the Dashain festival.
Similarly, Shyam Kumar Shrestha argued that Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, should be allowed to perform without any internal interference.
Rewati Raman Bhandari questioned the government over the delay in the formation of a special committee regarding the impeachment as well as a Security Special Committee.
PARLIAMENT STARTS DISCUSSIONS ON VEHICLE AND TRANSPORT BILL
A meeting of the Legislature-Parliament today unanimously endorsed a proposal tabled in the meeting, seeking consideration on the 'Vehicle and Transport Management (second amendment) Bill- 2072 BS'.
Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Ramesh Lekhak, presented the proposal before the meeting.
Responding to queries raised during the discussions in regard to the theoretical aspects of the bill, Minister Lekhak said the government decided to introduce the bill to the house a year ago with a view to easing discomforts being faced by persons with disabilities in public transport.