Maoist-Morcha in power capturing game plan: NC-UML
KATHMANDU: Second and third largest party in the Constituent Assembly (CA)- Nepali Congress and CPN UML- have concluded that the new constitution cannot be drafted without moving ahead in consensus.
Both parties reached such a conclusion after holding separate holding separate internal discussions at their respective party’s parliamentary party office.
The meeting held after the bigwigs meeting failed to bear fruits, also accused the Maoist and Madheshi Front of remaining adamant on their stance and lacking flexibility.
Congress accused Maoist and Madheshi Front of conspiring to capture state power and warned that the constitution won’t be promulgated unless flexibility is shown on disputed issues to resolve them.
UML while supporting Congress claims ruled out the possibility to federalize the nation on the basis of unitary-ethnic identity, as proposed by the Maoits and the Madheshi Front.
The party has also decided to put utmost efforts to garner consensus till May 27 and to hold a meeting of the party’s Standing Committee on May 28 to decide future strategy, if the constitution comes to fail.
Published Date: Saturday, May 26th, 2012 | 04:37 AM