PM urges Madhes-centric parties to participate in election

Posted on: June 09, 2017 | views: 159

Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said making the constitution all-accepted and successfully holding the second-phase of local-level election are the immediate plans of the government.  

Taking a special time at the Legislature-Parliament session today, the Prime Minister pledged to commence the constitution amendment process also on the consent of the main opposition after the completion of local-level election.  

In his view about the dispute over the Bharatpur Metropolitan City vote count, he said this was not the first time when ballot papers were torn and all political parties would take and understand the Bharatpur incident in line with the decision of the Election Commission on the issue, and side by side should realize that that matter was sub-judice at the Supreme Court. 

The Prime Minister further added that he was clear about the subjects guaranteed by the constitution and constantly believed on national consensus and collaboration and would move ahead accordingly.

The newly-elected Prime Minister said the main opposition was also the state organ and it would be given appropriate responsibility and role in his government.

The PM underscored the need of amending the constitution as per the aspirations of the Madhesis, reiterating the commitment to amend the constitution after the second phase local level election.

He urged the Madhes-centric parties to take part in the election.

The government remains unwavering to going ahead with conducting the three tiers of elections as per the constitutional provision, PM Deuba reiterated. 

Agni Prasad Sapkota expressed his confidence that the second-phase of local election would be held successfully in the backdrop of the successful completion of the first-round election. He said he believed that the Deuba-led government would be successful in addressing the national needs with taking the constitution amendment process ahead.   

Likewise, Subash Nembang, seeking the participation of women, and ethnic, indigenous and marginalised communities in the Deuba-led government, said he was confident that Prime Minister Deuba would go ahead taking all into confidence. 

Maintaining national unity and increasing acceptability of the constitution should be the focus of the government, he asserted, adding that the main opposition party was being cornered in every government affair."