KATHMANDU — Prime Minister and CPN (UML) Chairman KP Sharma Oli and Chairman of CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’, who met today to discuss the issues of merger between the two parties, have agreed to summon a meeting of the unification coordination committee at the earliest to accelerate the process.
It may be noted that the coordination committee meeting a month ago handed the responsibilities of resolving unsettled issues in the reports of ideological and organizational task forces of both political parties to both the party chairs.
In the meeting took place at the Prime Minister’s official residence, Baluwatar, both chairmen agreed to summon the coordination committee meeting by this evening or tomorrow, according to Prime Minister’s press advisor Dr Kundan Aryal.
Meanwhile, the UML has called its standing committee meeting at 4:00 pm today in view of the preparations for the merger, it is said.Follow @gorkhapost
Rape cases rising in Tulsipur High Court’s desk
DANG — The High Court Tulsipur in Dang last fiscal year settled 602 cases. As stated by court registrar Shreelal Poudel, in the period, the court registered 413 new cases and the number of cases in pending case (previous years) were 373. Of the total 786 cases, the court gave its final hearings on 602 cases.
The records show that among the cases filed in the period, the highest number is about rape which is figured at 88 and 70 have been already sorted out legally while 18 are under sub-judice.
Similarly, the cases registered seeking divorce were 21 and among them the court finished its proceedings on 19 cases.
The court has set up the civic help desk and arranged for free application writing facility, making the service system technology-friendly.Follow @gorkhapost