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Government not designed by external forces: PM Oli

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KATHMANDU — Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the incumbent government was not designed by external forces, but formed through a democratic process.

The government is lighthearted and strong, PM Oli said while addressing the Parliament on Thursday. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli also rubbished the rumors that the House is being dissolved.

He said that he would not stand against democratic exercise.

In his televised address, the Prime Minister said he was ready to accept criticisms against the government as drifted in the Parliament meetings for last couple of days as warnings against him.

However, Oli cleared up that he was not for dissolving the Parliament to avoid criticisms and risks lying in front of him and the government maintaining that he was ready to quit on the day he lost the hold of majority in the Parliament.

“Today also, we need consensus. Let us maintain the national consensus and change the government,” Oli said.

“Neither me, nor my party will obstruct the national consensus,” Oli said, adding the consensus should be forged on the basis of national interests.

Apparently alluding to Nepali Congress, Oli said he was always for consensus, but some other political parties deviated from consensus and remained stubborn toward moving ahead.

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Two held on charge of girls trafficking

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BETRAWATI— Police have arrested two persons for their alleged involvement in trafficking five adolescent girls aged between 13 to 16 — to India.

The arrestees have been identified as Nirmal Biswakarma (23) of Bheriganga Municipality-12 of Surkhet and Bikas Pyakurel (20) of Chaughada in Likhu Rural Municipality-4 of Nuwakot.

The Surkhet Police had arrested Biswokarma from his home while rescuing the captive girls on Friday and produced him before court on Saturday.

Likewise, acting on the statement of the captive girls, police arrested Pyakurel from Battar Bazaar, Nuwakot on Sunday.

According to District Police Office Chief Basanta Kunwar, a case related to human trafficking was registered against them on Sunday and investigation into the case was expedited from the Nuwakot District Court.

It has been learnt that the duo lured the girls, on their way to play Bhailo on Laxmi Puja, by promising them good jobs in India and transported them to Surkhet.

The rescued girls have been kept at a shelter of Women and Children Service Centre of Nepal Police.

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