N24 Correspondent, KATHMANDU- The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has prepared an action plan aimed at compelling the government to implement the five point deal.
Terming the present Jhalnath Khanal led government to be 'duplicate', an informal meeting of senior NC leaders called by party President Sushil Koirala on Thursday concluded that the party should now play an decisive role in the House and to form a new legitatimate government.
While deciding to forge alliance with the Madhesh based parties to prepare joint strategy to compel the government and the Maoist to implement the five point agreement.
While some leaders said that NC could even obstruct the House session, NC leader Ram Sharan Mahat ruled out such an possibility. “We will no longer cooperate with the government. The days ahead are going to be tougher [for the government],” said Mahat. “As a responsible opposition, we have fulfilled our responsibility by allowing budget presentation.”
The meeting also dwelt on the recent claims made by party leader Sher Bahadur Deuba for the parliamentary party leadership and concluded that Deuba should come clear on his claims and should even prove his claim through a majority in the party.
The meeting was not attended by Sher Bahadur Deuba.