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Parties agree to change demarcation of provinces

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Leader of the four big parties including Madhesi People’s Rights Forum –Democratic discussed the most recent dispute in demarcation of provinces at Prime Minister’s official residence at Baluwatar on Sunday.

Following the meeting, major parties are learnt to have agreed to change the demarcation of the borders after consulting with disgruntled parties. It is stated that parties are ready to forge maximum consensus on the disputed issues by holding discussions with parties.

Leader Gachhadar who on Friday exited the four parties meeting being dissatisfied over the three parties’ seven-province model attended the today’s meeting and presented alternative of going with eight provinces as it was also mentioned in 16-point pact so as to address the issues of Madhesi and Tharu communities.

Similarly, UCPN (Maoist) leader Narayan Kaji Shrestha shared that they forged agreement on holding a dialog soon.

Prime Minister Koirala will make a public appeal for the dialogue to all the dissenting groups, urging them to do so by stopping all programs of protest.

Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sushil Koirala, NC senior leader Sher Bahadur Deuba, Vice-president Ram Chandra Poudel, CPN-UML Chair KP Sharma Oli, pioneer Madhav Kumar Nepal, Vice-seat Bhim Rawal, UCPN (Maoist) Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal, pioneers Baburam Bhattarai, Narayan Kaji Shrestha and MPRF-D Chair Gachhadar were present in the meeting.

The Constitution Drafting Committee is to table the final bill of the draft of the constitution in today’s CA meeting.


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DPM Pokharel gets responsibility of Officiating PM





KATHMANDU — Ahead of his visit to the People’s Republic of China, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has given the responsibility of the Officiating PM to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence Ishwar Pokharel.

PM Oli, who is also the chairman of Nepal Communist Party (CPN), is leaving here for China today.

Similarly, Oli has appointed party’s senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal as the officiating chairman of CPN, according to CPN central committee member Bishnu Rijal. Currently, another chairman of CPN Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ is out of the country.

Likewise, deputy parliamentary party leader of CPN Subas Chandra Nembang has got the responsibility of officiating parliamentary party leader in the absence of parliamentary party leader and PM Oli.

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