Nepali Congress urges to solve unrest thru Constitution amendment

KATHMANDU: The Nepali Congress has said that solution to the existing problems should be found out on the basis of the Constitution Amendment Bill tabled at the Parliament on Tuesday.

The party's Central Working Committee meeting of the party held at the party headquarters in Sanepa decided to move ahead after holding consultation with other political parties to settle the problems, saying tabling of the Bill on Reconstruction of Earthquake Affected Structures and the Bill on First Amendment of Constitution of Nepal was positive.


Talking to mediapersons after the meeting, NC Spokesperson, Dilendra Prasad Badu, said, "There was an understanding over the issues of proportional representation and declaring electoral constituencies during promulgation of new Constitution. It has now got a conclusion. A process has begun to approve the Bill after holding discussions and forging consensus among all parties if the Bill has some linguistic errors and issues to be revised."

Badu further said that the meeting also concluded that the solution of the disputes raised by the agitating Madhes-based political parties including delineation of federal states should be found out through political dialogue and consensus.

The meeting also drew the attention of the government towards shortage of daily essentials including medicine, construction materials as well as disruption of teaching learning activities due to Madhes agitation and border blockade and urged the government to be serious to resolve the problems.

The NC has asked the government to pay an immediate attention to managing the supply of construction materials for reconstruction task after the approval of the Bill on Reconstruction of Earthquake Affected Structures.