Constitution amendment in consensus, assures Deuba

DHANGADHI: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba on Thursday said that the Constitution amendment would be made after forging a consensus with all major parties.

Speaking at a programme organised by the Nepal Press Union in Kailali,  the NC President stated that the three major political parties had a meeting today, in which they discussed a way-out regarding the amendment.

"The discussion was positive and CPN-UML Chair KP Sharma Oli will be studying the amendment draft."

The Constitution would be implemented fully, once the Madhes issue was addressed and elections at local, provincial and federal level, the former Prime Minister said.

"We are discussing various issue for the same."

Furthermore, when asked about his take on the impeachment motion against Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority Chief Lok Man Singh Karki, Deuba stated that his party would not go against public opinions.

Meanwhile, speaking in a different context, the NC leader further said that the locals of Far-west had been affected the most by the decision of banning INR 500 and 1,000 notes by India and the talks to solve the issue were on with the Indian Embassy.