Top leaders of 4 parties ensure rapid development after statute

BHADRAPUR: Prime Minister Sushil Koirala said that the new constitution has now been ensured with the end of political crises through consensus, collaboration and solidarity.

Laying foundation stone for the GP Koirala Memorial Convention Hall in Bhadrapur Municipality-10 of Jhapa district today, he expressed his confidence that the new constitution will lead the nation to peace, stability and development in the country.

“The nation cannot move ahead without mutual solidarity and conciliation,” he said.

"The present unity among political parties with different ideologies and thoughts is our way towards development," he said while claiming that the new statute will protect the rights of people of all sections, religions and cultures.

Also speaking on the occasion, CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli said a new federal, democratic and republic constitution is being introduced by the change-making leaders born in the country in the 20th century.

The unity, collaboration and commitment among the four major political parties to conclude the constitution making process has increased people’s trust towards the parties, he said.

Leader Oli also claimed that the new constitution will establish lasting peace and democracy in the country, and put an end to all kinds of discrimination and inequalities.

UCPN-Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal said that the agreements signed so far since the 12-point agreement for transformation of the country are highly significant.

Stating that responsibility has come upon the present leaders to fulfill visions of late Girija Prasad Koirala, Chairman Dahal clarified that the new constitution will be acceptable to all.

Likewise, Chairman of the Madhesi Janaadhikar Forum-Democratic, Bijay Kumar Gachhadar, said that the building going to be constructed in memory of late Koirala, who struggled for long for democracy and republicanism, has increased the pride of Jhapa.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Local Development, Prakash Man Singh, said that the new constitution will be flexible for people's rights and welfare. He also urged all not to doubt on the new constitution, as it will be brought as per the need of time.

Nepali Congress General Secretary Krishna Prasad Sitaula, Chief Whip of the CPN-UML Agni Prasad Kharel, and Chief District Officer Tej Prasad Poudel, among others also expressed their views on the occasion.