It's fun watching UML and Maoists arguing: Nidhi

KATHMANDU: Leader Bimalendra Nidhi of the main opposition Nepali Congress said it was fun watching the two major ruling parties -- CPN-UML and CPN Maoist Centre -- arguing with one another over the of the change of guard in the government.

He made it clear that his party would not join the incumbent government led by KP Sharma Oli at the existing state of affairs. Nidhi, a confidant of the party President Sher Bahadur Deuba, was speaking at an interaction with media in the Capital today.

Nidhi was of the view that there was no need for national consensus government. According to him, developing a system of consensual politics was more important than the national consensus government. "We need national vision, not national government," he said.

"UML discriminating"

Nidhi accused Prime Minister Oli's party CPN-UML of discrimination in the earthquake-hit districts, saying the NGO mobilised the collect details of the earthquake victims was close to the party.

According to him, there are complaints that the Nepali Congress leaders and cadres have been excluded from the list of victims.

He said the Nepali Congress would raise the issue at the Parliament resuming tomorrow.