KATHMANDU — CPN (UML) Chair KP Sharma Oli has said that the issue of constitution amendment could be thought of only after the local Poll.
Talking to media persons at Tribhuvan International Airport on his arrival from Bangkok today, the UML Chair reiterated to holding local poll in single phase in the slated date of May 14. Chair Oli today returned home after his follow up medical checkup from Thailand.
He added that the unnecessary issues and obstacles should not be brought forth to obstruct the election process.
Leader Oli denied any conditions regarding the May 14 election adding that there can be no ‘but or if’ when it comes to holding the local election.
Oli who is also the former Prime Minister ruled out the possibility of holding local election in two phases.
Referring to some of the Madhes-centric parties’ merger process, leader Oli termed it as positive signal.
To a query of journalists regarding the party’s election manifesto and candidacy, Chair Oli said these tasks will be completed soon.
He further shared that the he had undergone the hernia surgery as well along with other follow up health examinations in Thailand.
Party acting chair Bamdev Gautam, general secretary Ishwar Pokharel, leader Subas Nembang among other central leaders were on hand at the airport to welcome chair Oli.Follow @gorkhapost
Provincial members take oath of office and secrecy
KATHMANDU — Provincial governors of six provinces, except Province 7, have administered oath of office and secrecy to elected members of Provincial Assembly on Sunday.
The governor of Province 7, Mohan Raj Malla, will be administering the oath to Provincial Assembly members at around 2:30 PM at the Kailali District Coordination Committee Hall today itself.
While the swearing-in ceremony was scheduled for 1 PM today, there has been a delay after Malla had to travel by road after his flight got delayed.
The swearing was held as per the constitution.
The Provincial Chiefs administered the oath to the senior most member of the provincial assembly followed by the latter administering the oath to the remaining members of the House.
Earlier on January 19, the newly appointed governors of the seven provinces took oath of office and secrecy from President Bidhya Devi Bhandari at Shital Niwas.
Then Election Commission had submitted the list of candidates elected to the provincial assemblies to the seven governors soon after they took their oath from the President.Follow @gorkhapost