KATHMANDU: The second largest party Nepali Congress (NC) has put forth a proposal with the concept of seven federal units for the state-restructuring at the joint meeting of major three parties and United Democratic Madhesi Forum on Friday.
The meeting, however, did not discuss the NC proposal as it was adjourned after a brief session today.
The NC and the CPN-UML have expressed their reservation over the UCPN-Maoist's proposal for 10 federal units on 'identity basis'. They have been pointing out the need for considering the economic capability of units while setting them up.
The CPN-UML which is currently holding its Central Committee meeting is yet to come up with its official stance on the state restructuring.
According to the NC proposal, the states would be named later by themselves based on the cultural, ethnic, lingual and geographical identity. What is more, the existing 75 districts would not be broken apart while setting up new states.
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