CA elections impossible: Khanal
KATHMANDU: CPN UML chairman Jhalnath Khanal has ruled out the possibility of holding CA elections on November as announced by the government.
Addressing national cadres’ meet of the party that kicked off in the capital today Khanal said that the CA was dissolved due to the repeated betrayal of the Maoists and ruled out the possibility to hold another CA elections as per the Maoist aspirations and decision.
During the meeting that has been called to discuss the party’s future policy by identifying the party’s internal problems, Khanal said that UML was committed to delineating the federal provinces based on balance between multi-ethnic, multi-lingual and multi-cultural characteristics and viability
He statement comes at a time when Janjati leaders of the party are criticizing the party for not respecting identities of different communities.
However, Khanal has expressed serious concern on the ethnic clashes and social tensions initiated in the name of identity.
Khanal has also stressed on consensus among the political forces to resolve the existing political and constitutional crises to safeguard the achievements of people’s movement and draft the new constitution as per the people’s expectations.
The two day meeting would discuss the eight-point political proposal floated by party chairman Jhalanath Khanal over the issue of present politics, constitutional crisis and its outlet, consensus among the democratic forces and necessity of anti-totalitarian movement, party’s perspective on state restructuring, including others.