‘UML taking Nepal towards totalitarianism’

Rajbiraj, May 10

Rastriya Madhes Socialist Party central Chairperson Sharatsingh Bhandari today criticised the government for its design to impose totalitarianism on the country.

Speaking at a press meet in Rajbiraj, Saptari,  today, the RMSP leader said, “The government led by KP Sharma Oli has no other intention than to impose totalitarianism on the country,” he argued, describing the government as the worst, comprising a pack of most corrupt people.

Calling for unity among all those in favour of identity and federalism against the grand design of the government, Bhandari said, “As the government is up to enforcing totalitarian rule by disregarding the sentiments of the supporters of identity and federalism, it’s high time everyone united to foil the dirty plan of the government,” he reasoned.

He also rued the indifference shown by the state towards the struggle that had raged on for months in the Madhes.

“It was a struggle purely for justice and the rights of the suppressed Madhesi lot, but the state turned a deaf ear to their demands, which is evidence of the fact that the present government is no less than Hitler’s regime was in Germany years ago,” he said.

“As the government didn’t budge earlier, we’re waging a fresh agitation, this time it will be Singha Durbar-centred and peaceful,” said Bhandari, pledging that the agitation will be peaceful and decent.

Bhandari hit out at the government for cancelling the president’s scheduled visit to China.

“The government has failed to follow the simplest diplomatic codes with the neighbouring country India and has treated the president as a party cadre, which is very unfortunate,” he said, ruling out chances of Nepal progressing without improving relations with neighbouring countries.

The Madhes-based leader also accused PM KP Sharma Oli of being mentally unstable.

He dismissed the charges about the opposition’s attempt to topple the government and accused the state of being apathetic to the need to resolve issues related to demarcation of provinces.