KATHMANDU: CPN-UML president Jhalanath Khanal on Saturday stressed on the need to forge consensus among the political parties. Speaking at a condolence meet organised by the party’s Palpa-Kathmandu Contact Forum to commemorate the 60th day of the demise of UML cadre Rukmini Pandey, he
said the UCPN-Maoist should
start behaving in a responsible manner to expedite the constitution drafting process. UML secretary Bishnu Poudel said late Pandey was an
exemplary figure. UML’s Politburo member Pradip Gyawali said the contribution made by late Pandey in the democratic movement of Nepal was laudable. Former parliamentarian
Som Prasad Pandey said a memorial fund in the name of late Pandey would be set up.