NC to call special convention: KC

Rupandehi, January 6 :

Nepali Congress (NC) central member Arjun Narsingh KC today said NC would call a special convention to formulate policies and programmes of the party.

Saying that the policies on various issues including monarchy would be formulated in the convention, KC said.

Speaking at a press meet organised by the Rupandehi chapter of Nepal Press Union, KC said, “Though NC supports a constitutional monarchy, NC is aware of its pitfalls.”

Saying that the 11th convention of the party adopted a secular policy on the monarchy, KC said, “Being secular means we are heading towards a republic.”

“The special convention will be called after there is certainty of peace following the management of the Maoists’ weapons,” KC said.

Terming the interim constitution the document of agreement of the eight parties, KC said weaknesses and mistakes in the constitution would be rectified through consensus.