Leader Rawal bats for local polls

KATHMANDU: The main opposition party CPN-UML vice-chair Bhim Rawal has said that there was no reason to postpone the local polls scheduled for May 14.

Speaking in an interaction programme in the capital today, leader Rawal said that the elections should not be stopped in the pretext of any one party boycotting it.

In another note, leader Rawal said that the government should quit if the election was not held in the stipulated date.

He added that vandalizing the office of local bodies set up as per new federal set up by Madhes centric parties was catastrophic.

Similarly, Nepali Congress leader Dr Ram Sharan Mahat opined for forwarding constitution amendment process and elections simultaneously. He further suggested holding local poll in previous set up if there was problem in new set up.

He also said that the Madhes centric parties should be participated in the local poll.