Rai urges Nepali Congress, Madhesi parties to join govt

TANAHUN: Minister for Information and Communication Technology Sherdhan Rai has said that the Cabinet expansion was both necessity and compulsion of the hour.

During a cadres’ meet organised at Damauli today, Minister Rai urged the Nepali Congress and the Madhesi Front to join the government.

Rai said fringe parties were included in the government for the successful implementation of the new constitution as it was was more important than the promulgation.

He said that the political parties have no other alternative but participating in the nation building campaign.

Minister Rai said that the issue of states’ delineation could be settled in six months by forming a commission.

Likewise, Minister Rai said that the government was sensitive to the problems of the earthquake-hit people.

“The process to dole out Rs 200,000 to the equake-hit for constructing their houses would begin soon,” he added