KATHMANDU, July 8: Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has begun consultations with political parties with an objective of passing the constitution amendment bill registered in the Parliament.
The government partners NC and CPN (Maoist Centre) and Rastriya Janata Party Nepal had agreed to begin consultations with other political parties in this connection on Friday.
PM Deuba and MC chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal held discussions with Rastriya Prajatantra Party chair Kamal Thapa and leader Pashupati Shamsher Rana at the PM's official residence at Baluwatar on Saturday.
It has been learnt that the discussions also centered around third phase of local poll scheduled for September 18.
Following the meeting, RPP chair Thapa told media persons that PM Deuba called for support to pass the bill.
According to Thapa, he told Prime Minister Deuba that his party would take a decision regarding the bill after holding internal discussion within the party. RSS