NC urges UML to support amendment bill

Published On: April 29, 2017 02:47 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, April 29: The Nepali Congress has urged the main opposition CPN-UML and other opposition parties to support the constitution amendment bill.

Speaking at a press meet organized by the party central promotion subcommittee at party central office on Saturday, party President Sher Bahadur Deuba urged the opposition parties including the CPN-UML to back the constitution amendment bill citing that the amendment in the constitution would bring all the disgruntled forces back in the main track of the country.

Stating that the amendment bill would address the demand of all the sectors, NC President Deuba, however, claimed that the bill will be endorsed with two-third majority from the parliament, despite the opposition of the few parties. He requested the opposition parties not to obstruct the process.

“With the endorsement of the amendment bill, the constitution will be accepted by all the parties”, said Deuba adding that the party has given priority to the constitution amendment bill.

In another context, Deuba stated that the NC is the only party that protect and stabilize the democratic values which is possible only with the majority in the upcoming local level election.

Former Prime Minister Deuba said that the government has decided to hold the local level election in two phases with the consensus of the Election Commission to facilitate all the parties to participate in the polls.

Speaking at the same program, top leader of the party Ram Chandra Poudel said that with the amendment of the constitution and the conduction of the local level polls, the country will take the right path to ensure the development and economic stabilization of the country.

Various leaders and cadres of the party were present during the program. 

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