'Government making preparations for polls'

Biratnagar, July 2

Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Agni Prasad Kharel today said the government had begun preparations to formulate or amend necessary acts and laws to hold elections at local, provincial and central levels.

Talking to media persons at Biratnagar Airport, Kharel implementating the new constitution would be difficult without elected representatives at the local levels.

On a different note, Minister Kharel said the government was moving ahead with the nine-point agreement reached with CPN-Maoist Centre and the government had completed the draft of the bill relating to settlement human rights violations cases during the insurgency.