Khanal looks ahead to resolve contentions by mid-April
KATHMANDU: CPN (UML) president Jhalanath Khanal has expressed the belief that compromise could be reached on the contentious issues on constitution-writing within the third week of April, immediately after the conclusion of the basic works related to the constitution-writing.
In a telephonic conversation with party workers and representatives of the civil society based in Chitwan in connection with taking suggestions on issues of peace and constitution writing, today, the UML president expressed the belief that the differences seen in constitution-writing would be removed once the basic tasks concerning the peace process are concluded.
Khanal, who is also the former prime minister, said agreement has been reached in principle for determining five bases of identity and four that of capacity while carrying out state restructuring.
The UML president spoke with the UML Chitwan district president Krishna Khanal, UCPN-Maoist district in-charge Anil Sharma, Nepali Congress district president Bikas Koirala, Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) Chitwan district chapter Janak Aryal, Nepal Bar Association, Chitwan district president Govinda Sigdel, Professor Ram Kumar Tiwari and woman representative Surya Bandana Hamal.
UML Chitwan district president Khanal said during their conversation with party president they reiterated that they are in favour of establishing an undivided Chitwan which is also the aspiration of the people of the district. RSS