BIRATNAGAR — Deputy Prime Minister Bijay Kumar Gachhadar has said that parties would take initiatives till the last hour to forge consensus on the Parliamentary Regulations.
Talking briefly to media at Biratnagar Airport today, DPM Gachhadar said that they would strike to find consensus before going to the voting process to decide on the Regulations.
He pointed out that the opposition parties should think that people would take them positively if the Regulations were passed in consensus.
Stating that the size of the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee should be determined as per the new Constitution, the DPM clarified that the Committee could disqualify decisions of the government regarding impeachment of the chiefs of the constitutional bodies and other officials appointed on political basis with the two-thirds majority.
DPM Gachhadar said that the government was ready to hold local bodies’ election and added that the Nepali Congress and Madhesi Morcha should be positive for the same.
Responding to the query of media persons over the current agitation of the Federal Alliance, he expressed the view that it was not suitable to launch agitation as the government had urged the Alliance for talks time and again.
Over 20,000 drivers taken action through CCTV monitoring
KATHMANDU— The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) has effectively launched monitoring of vehicles plying on the road through close circuit (CC) camera in Kathmandu valley.
Traffic Police are keeping a close watch on drivers to check whether they are following the traffic rules or not.
A total of 20,024 drivers of various vehicles faced action based on such monitoring. The police begun this bid since 2073 BS and it has become effective so far, said SSP Basanta Panta of the Traffic Division.
Most of the cases were related to violation of the traffic lane and driving on ‘one way’ roads, he added.
The police are monitoring the traffic activities through 460 close circuit cameras installed at the Division Office, Ranipokhari.Follow @gorkhapost