Danger of constitutional vacuum looms large, claims Oli

Published On: August 10, 2016 04:07 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Aug 10: Former Prime Minister and UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli on Wednesday accused that Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN (Maoist Center) are in a plan to drive the country toward a political and constitutional vacuum by not holding polls on declared date.

He accused the two ruling parties of hatching a ploy to take the country toward a political and constitutional vacuum similar to the time when a government headed by Chief Justice was formed.

Speaking at an interaction organized by Press Chautari at the UML headquarters in Dhumbarahi, Oli said that the agreement between NC-CPN (Maoist Center) and United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) will create a constitutional vacuum in the country.  

“The agreement will create a constitutional vacuum,” he claimed, “UML will not keep mum on activities of inviting a constitutional vacuum.”

The former Prime Minister said that his party won’t approve the agreement.

“Accords reached by others are not a matter of concern for UML and the party won’t rectify such accords,” he said.


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