Democracy could be strengthened by holding three-tier of elections: Deuba

Published On: February 2, 2017 04:20 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has argued that the democracy would be further strengthened in the country by holding all three levels of elections. 

Unveiling a book 'Chintan' (Thinking) published by Democratic Thought Society here today, leader Deuba said that the NC has a huge responsibility to work for the national cause. 

Deuba was of the opinion that the major opposition party CPN-UML, should also cooperate to pass the constitution amendment bill which was registered at the Parliament on November 29, 2016 to accommodate the dissenting voices of the Madhesi community. 

The former Prime Minister also called for cooperation from one and all for the effective implementation of the new constitution. 

Similarly, Minister for Urban Development Arjun Narshing KC said that the government was preparing to declare the date for local body's election. 

Referencing the 131st times of constitution amendment in India, Minister KC urged the major opposition to be flexible on revising Nepal's national statute. 

Commentator and NC leader Shovakar Parajuli was of the belief that the newly launched book would be a good document for the NC as he added it embodies the principles adhered by NC. 

Former FNJ President and another commentator Dharmendra Jha remarked that the book was worth a read as he said it incorporates thoughts of writers of various age groups. 

The book has also well documented the fractional political in the largest party (NC) in the parliament, Jha noted. 

Society's President Dr Kedar Narasingh KC urged the NC leadership to institutionalize the various political achievements. RSS

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