Constitution amendment issue irrelevant for time being: Dahal

BIRATNAGAR: The CPN Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has stressed on unity among three major parties to hold the three tiers of elections and implementation of the constitution as well.

Talking to media persons in Biratnagar today, the former Prime Minister shared that this year would be the year of the election as three tiers of elections must be completed within a year.

In another note, he said that the issue of constitution amendment was finalised for the time being. “But it might be discussed in the new parliament as the constitution is a progressive document.”

Responding to the query of media persons regarding the issues of constitution amendment raised by Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba in his recent India trip, Dahal said that he was not formally informed in this regard but the issue has become irrelevant now.

Similarly, the CPN MC Chair Dahal further said that issue of constructing high dam in Koshi River was not needed to be included in a joint press meet in India during PM Deuba's trip.

He also assured that he will discuss with PM Deuba in this connection