KATHMANDU: The Professionals' Alliance for Peace and Democracy (PAPAD) organised a pressure rally in the capital, demanding constitution within May 27.
The rally begun from Bhrikutimandap reached Ratnapark, and converged into gathering.
Addressing the gathering, PAPAD Chairman Prem Bahadur Khadka who is also the chairman of Nepal Bar Association, urged the parties to bring constitution within May 27. He also urged them not to incite communal hatred and devise ethnicity-based states.
On the occasion, Chairman of the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ), Shiva Gaule said although the Nepali media witnessed unprecedented attacks this time, the journalists were working with restraint.
Similarly, General Secretary of Nepal University Teachers' Association, Rameshwor Upadhya questioned why the political leaders who claimed of drafting 80 percent of constitution two years back failed to complete 20 percent now.
Meanwhile, the Joint Women Association's Struggle Committee has demanded the four big parties to promulgate pro-people constitution by ensuring the rights of women.
At a press meet organised at Reporters' Club in the capital on Friday, General Secretary of All Nepal Women's Association Saraswati Paudel warned of rejecting constitution if it was brought against the aspiration of women.
Similarly, Coordinator of Nepal Progressive Women's Federation, Sita Subedi, said the women were facing hard times these days because none heeded the common problems of women on time.
Chairperson of Nepal Women's Association, Dila Sangraula, said there was significant role of women in each democratic movement in Nepal.