Constitution amendment issue irrelevant for time being: Chair Dahal

Published On: August 28, 2017 03:52 PM NPT By: Republica


KATHMANDU, August 28: The CPN (Maoist Centre) chair and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has stressed on unity among three major parties to hold three tiers of elections and the implementation of the constitution as well. 

Talking to media persons on Monday, chair Dahal shared that this year will be the year of the election as three tiers of elections must be completed within a year. 

In another note, he said that the issue of constitution amendment was finalized for the time being. But it might be discussed in the new parliament as the constitution is a progressive document. 

Responding to the query of media persons regarding the issues of constitution amendment raised by Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba in his recent India trip, chair Dahal said that he was not formally informed in this regard but the issue has become irrelevant now. 

Similarly, chair Dahal further said that issue of constructing high dam in Koshi River was not needed to be included in a joint press meet in India during PM Deuba's trip. He also assured that he will discuss with PM Deuba in this connection.RSS 


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