Congress, UML stand against budget ordinance
A joint meeting of the NC and UML leaders held this morning warned the government not to issue the ordinance, stating that such move would be unconstitutional.
The two parties have also decided to request President Dr Ram Baran Yadav not to approve the ordinance saying that government preparation to issue ordinance was unconstitutional and against the spirit of the Interim Constitution.
After the meeting, NC central leader Dr. Ram Sharan Mahat said issuing ordinance was unacceptable.
“The two-party meeting decided to condemn such unconstitutional act of government and ask the President to stop the ordinance.”
UML Vice-chairman Bamdev Gautam said that the government plan to issue ordinance is an intention of power capture.
He said bringing ordinance without consensus was unconstitutional.
Participating in the meeting were Sushil Koirala, Ram Chandra poudel, Prakashman Singh, Krishna Prasad Sitaula from NC, and Jhalanath Khanal, Madhav Kumar Nepal, among others from UML.
After the two-party meeting, top leaders of both the parties are now meeting the President to inform the decisions. RSS