HURPES draws PM Deuba's attention

KATHMANDU: A delegation from the Human Rights and Peace Society on Tuesday called on Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and drew his attention towards the responsibility of completing three-tiers of elections by January, 2018.

The delegates met PM Deuba at his office at Singhadurbar and urged him on not to postpone the elections under any pretext, adding forces trying to foil elections will be rejected by the people, reads a press release issued by the Society.

Similarly, the HURPES further urged PM Deuba to announce a national campaign to stop abuse of drugs and liquor.

It also stressed for ensuring 33 per cent of women's participation and notable participation of Dalits in any constitutional and political appointments including in the Cabinet.

The press release further reads that the society urged Prime Minister Deuba to keep the national pride, human rights, social justice, inclusion and good governance in the centre while running his government.

In response, PM Deuba assured them of  implementating the suggestions by taking them positively.

The Prime Minister also pledged  he will make an effort  in implementing the constitution and maintaining social justice.

The delegation comprised HURPES founder President Krishna Pahadi, President Gangadhar Adhikari, advisor Homkanta Chaulagain among others.