January 22, 2017 05:36 PM NPT
By: Madan Thakur
RAUTAHAT, Jan 22: Nepali Congress (NC) President and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that local elections will be held in April-May.
Talking briefly to media persons on Sunday, Deuba claimed that the polls will be held in a consensus among all the political parties.
The former Prime Minister had arrived here today to attend a marriage reception.
On a separate note, he said that parliament will endorse the constitution amendment bill through a two-thirds majority. He added that the ruling parties are attempting to garner CPN-UML’s support to the amendment bill.
He also said that the demands of United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) will be addressed by the amendment.