Protesting UDMF lawmakers boycott House meeting

Published On: June 30, 2016 01:31 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, June 30: The United Democratic Madhesi Front which is up in arms against some provisions of the constitution boycotted the Legislature-Parliament meeting today. 

Right after the meeting commenced as announced by Speaker Onsari Gharti, the protesting political parties affiliated with the Front stood in protest. 

Meanwhile speaking at the meeting, lawmaker of the Front Dil Bahadur Nepali said that the constitution was not acceptable to them, arguing that it has seized rights of Madhesi people as it was promulgated violating democratic norms and values of the worldwide constitution making process. 

He said that they are constantly engaged in protest to give people their rights as the constitution fails to ensure their rights. 

After saying so, he announced to boycott the meeting and walked out and other lawmakers affiliated with the Front also followed suit. RSS 

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