Bijukchhe, Koirala want stir intensified

Kathmandu, February 21:

Nepal Workers and Peasants Party (NWPP) supremo Narayan Man Bijukchhe “Rohit” today said that the position taken by his party on the nature of the movement the alliance should stick to has been vindicated by the latest position taken by US envoy to Nepal James F Moriarty on the nature of fight for democracy in Nepal.

Rohit expressed this view on a day when he met and discussed the options available to the seven-party alliance with Nepali Congress (NC) president Girija Prasad Koirala. Koirala and Rohit also reviewed the available options as part of the latest series of efforts to reinvigorate the flagging movement following the “discouraging statement from the US and royal message sent out on the occasion of Democracy Day.”

“They (US ambassadors) chase their own interests (wherever they are). I have long told the seven-party alliance leaders not to depend on external sources when it comes to restoring democracy. Our position stands vindicated,” Rohit told this daily when asked what the two leaders discussed and what he told Koirala.

Rohit said this basing his views on the past and immediate remarks coming from Moriarty, which have not gone down well with the seven-party alliance.