India stresses on spirit of reconciliation

Kathmandu, December 17

India has urged all sides to move forward in a spirit of reconciliation in order to find a solution to the current political problem and the protracted agitation in the southern plains.

In a weekly press briefing, Spokesperson for the Indian Ministry of External Affairs, Vikas Swarup, said the Bill on First Amendment of Constitution of Nepal tabled in Nepal’s Parliament had addressed two important outstanding issues between the government and the agitating Madhes-based parties constituency delimitation and proportional representation.

“We encourage and urge all sides to remain closely engaged and move forward in a spirit of reconciliation so that the political issues facing Nepal are addressed durably,” he added.