Mahara insists on unification between UML, CPN MC

POKHARA: Former Deputy Prime Minister and CPN Maoist Centre leader Krishna Bahadur Mahara has accused the government of trying to avoid the people's mandate by presenting constitutional difficulties in regard with the formation of a new government.

Speaking at a press meet organised by Press Centre Kaski in Pokhara today, Mahara said the left alliance forged between the CPN-UML and CPN Maoist Center was in mood of forming a new government only after the National Assembly election scheduled for February 7 to avert any untoward misunderstanding between them.

According to him, there is no alternative for both parties but to go for unification as per the people's mandate they were given through the recent elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies, and that efforts toward that end are underway.