KATHMANDU: Responding to Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal’s call to sit for talks to address the demands raised by Madhesi Janaadhikar Forum, its central committee meeting Wednesday concluded that the issues put forward by the party could only be resolved through what it described as direct talks with the Prime Minister. The meeting also chose the Prime Minister as the right person to hold talks as it believed their demands could not be solved through talks with ministers.

On Saturday, a delegation led by chairman Upendra Yadav submitted a nine-point memorandum to the PM. The memo sought the government’s action on activating the defunct Vice-President post, recognising Hindi as an official language, implementing past pacts with them and others. They have also warned of a stir in case the demands were not me