Published On: September 25, 2017 07:01 PM NPT
BHAKTAPUR, Sept 25: The joint student organization today submitted a memorandum to the CPN (UML) chair KP Sharma Oli urging to prevent the ratification of the Education Act (ninth amendment).
While receiving the memo chair Oli, who is also the former Prime Minister, said that a wrong tradition was being established regarding the passage of the bill by neglecting majority in the parliament. He added that the bill could not be passed only by thumping the tables.
Leader Oli added that there was no provision of doctors themselves providing compensation to the victims in case of death or any damage to the health resulting from their negligence but surprisingly this provision was added while passing the bill.
He added that the bill should be passed in accordance with the report received by the respective committee and it could not be changed without the consent of the committee. Chair Oli said that it will be difficult to withdraw the endorsed Act. However, it could be corrected from the parliament.
Nepal Students Union (NSU) chair Nain Singh Mahar, ANNFSU chair Nabina Lama, ANNISU (Revolutionary) chair Ranjit Tamang among other student union leaders were present on the occasion.
NSU chair Mahar urged Oli to prevent the Act from its ratification by the President.
Similarly, ANNFSU chair Lama said that the amendment Act was against the student's future and capable candidates for the teachers' posts were also barred to contest. RSS
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