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Constitution promulgation historical achievement: Bhattarai

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BARDIBAS —New Force Nepal Coordinator and Former Prime Minister Dr Baburam Bhattarai has said that the promulgation of new constitution through the Constituent Assembly (CA) was a historical and unprecedented achievement of Nepal.

Addressing an interaction organized at Bardibas of Mahottari on Monday, Dr Bhattarai made it clear that failure to internalize the achievement would undermine the value of democratic movement.

With the proclamation of the new constitution the country has ushered into the phase of economic development and prosperity, he said.

The former Prime Minister also noted that he took the move realizing the need of new force in politics to wage struggle for economic development and prosperity.

He appealed to the Madhesi parties – which are again preparing for next round of agitation – to lead the movement for economic prosperity in Madhes which he said was socially, politically and economically battered most due to past blockade and strike

Dr Bhatatrai asserted that the mutual dialogue could address the demand of more political rights in the constitution and delineation of provincial boundaries.

He called for the government and Madhesi parties to adopt flexible approach to find an agreeable point.


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Government not serious in resolving Nirmala Panta’s case: Gagan Thapa





BHIMDUTTANAGAR— Nepali Congress youth leader and lawmaker Gagan Kumar Thapa has alleged that the government was not serious about finding the perpetrators of the rape and subsequent murder of Nirmala Panta, a 13-year-old girl from Bhimduttanagar Municipality-2, Kanchanpur.

Leader Thapa was speaking in a meeting with the party workers at the Nepali Congress party district office here this morning. He said people’s trust towards the government was waning due to its nonchalance in providing justice in the Nirmala Panta’s case.

He also accused the government of not working as per the people’s aspiration despite the formation of a stable government after a long wait.

After the meeting with the party workers, Thapa met with Nirmala’s parents who are staging a sit-in in front of the District Administration Office for last two weeks demanding justice.

“Please, take care of your health. I will relay your message to the Prime Minister and the president of the Nepali Congress, the main opposition party in parliament,” he assured Nirmala’s grieving parents.

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