NC never backed king: Ashok Koirala

Jhapa, July 22:

Nepali Congress (NC) Member of Parliament Ashok Koirala today said that his party never backed the king.

Inaugurating the Jhapa district level Nepal Tarun Dal (NTD) training programme organised to mark the 26th BP Memorial Day in Birtamod, he said that the party’s 11th convention had already made clear its stance on monarchy.

“NC wants the people to decide the fate of monarchy through the CA election. This policy has been adopted to provide the people their rights to decide on monarchy.”

The NTD chairperson Binod Kayastha also spoke on the occasion.