NC against restoring Hindu state: Nidhi

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KATHMANDU, Sept 5: At a time when a section of leaders within the Nepali Congress including its general secretary Dr Shashank Koirala has been advocating for declaring Nepal a Hindu state, Nepali Congress (NC) Vice President Bimalendra Nidhi has dismissed the idea.

KATHMANDU, July 31: With senior leaders of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in neighboring India consistently lobbying for the proclamation of secular Nepal as a Hindu state again, Nepal's political leaders have said that this an “insult” as it seeks to undermine a decision taken by the country through an elected constituent assembly.

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LUCKNOW, INDIA, June 23: Chief Minister of India's Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath has expressed hope that Nepal will be restored as Hindu state sooner or later.

KATHMANDU, June 18: The extended central committee meeting of the Rashtriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) will be held on June 21 and 22 in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, April 23: The government is holding talks with the agitating Kamal Thapa-led Rashtriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) today.

KATHMANDU, April 10: What the lone Member of Federal Parliament from the Rastriya Prajatantra Party wrote on Twitter has stirred a hot debate on what was the intention behind writing such a cryptic tweet.

SYANGJA, April 3: General Secretary of the main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC), Shashank Koirala on Tuesday said that he is not in favor of reinstating Nepal as a Hindu state.

CHITWAN, March 29: Nepali Congress Vice-president Bimalendra Nidhi has ruled out possibility of reinstating Nepal as a Hindu state. He also clarified that his party is also not in this favour.

KATHMANDU, March 20: Nepali Congress’s general secretary, Dr Shashanka Koirala has proposed a referendum to know popular view on Nepal’s federal and republic status.

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KATHMANDU, Oct 4: General Secretary of Nepali Congress (NC) Dr Shashank Koirala has said that it is the right time to re-declare Nepal as Hindu state. He suggested that there should be the provision of a Hindu state with freedom of religion.