Ninety percent work on integration job not done: Deuba

BIRATNAGAR: Senior leader of the Nepali Congress (NC), Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the government led by Dr. Baburam Bhattarai cannot be toppled until the government enjoyed support of majority of lawmakers.

At a press meet organized by Nepal Press Union Morang District Chapter here today, Deuba said new government could not be formed until the Madhesi Front continued its support to this government.

Deuba further said that he has not held any meeting with any leader regarding formation of new government. He added that he was not aware about making Sushil Koirala as the next prime minister.

Nepali Congress leader Sher Bahadur Deuba (Photo: Gopal Chitrakar/Reuters)
Nepali Congress leader Sher Bahadur Deuba (Photo: Gopal Chitrakar/Reuters)

He claimed that 90 per cent works on arms management has not been completed yet and added that constitution could not be promulgated until the peace process was taken to its logical conclusion.

Responding to a query, Deuba said that no work regarding the constitution has moved ahead, and added that constitution could be promulgated by including federalism, republic and inclusion in the constitution of 2047 BS.

He said federalism could not be decided from a room in the capital and pointed out the need for the political parties to take into account the aspirations of people from all sectors while deciding about federalism.He further said the 75 districts could be declared as provinces as per the people’s demand and suitability. RSS

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