Polls only after addressing Madhes demands: Energy Minister Sharma

RUKUM: Minister for Energy Janardan Sharma today said the local level elections would be held only after addressing the demands of the Madhes-based parties.

Speaking at an interaction organised here on the topic of 'local level elections and Constitution implementation', the Minister said the leaders of the ruling parties were consulting the United Democratic Madhesi Front on the matter and the polls would be held on the stipulated date, May 14.

On a different context, Minister Sharma said efforts were underway to produce 8,000 megawatts of electricity under the initiative 'Nepal's water, People's investment' and all the preparations had been completed for the same.