President holds right to call for consensus government: Paudel
KATHMANDU: Leaders of different political parties have said that there was no alternative to go for new election by forging national consensus government of all parties after the dissolution of the Constituent Assembly (CA).
Speaking at an interaction organized here today, leader of the Nepali Congress, Ram Sharan Mahat blamed that the government had created such a sudden incident in an irresponsible manner on May 27 as there was an alternative of consensus in the constitution writing.
He said that the UCPN-Maoist and the government dissolved the CA with bad intention of capturing power as the Dalits, suppressed, women and indigenous nationalities were felt deceived after the UCPN-Maoist and the government discarded the single ethnic based province.
Welcoming the press release of the President, Mahat opined that election should be held to choose a small sized parliament and the parliament will draft the constitution.
Similarly, Secretary of the CPN-UML, Yubraj Gyawali blamed that the UCPN-Maoist dissolved the CA through unconstitutional and deceptive way to stick to power.
He said that a national consensus government should be formed as per the provision in the Interim Constitution.
Likewise, political advisor of Prime Minister Dr. Baburam Bhattarai, Devendra Paudel said that charge of political parties that the UCPN-Maoist was to capture the power was wrong and added that it was not right to bring the president and judiciary in controversy.
Paudel blamed that the NC and CPN-UML had violated the five-point agreement and added that the Prime Minister will not tender his resignation.
Meanwhile, leader of the Madhesi Morcha, Laxman Lal Karn expressed the view that the President had no need to say the government was caretaker, and added that all political parties should take part in election as there was no alternative to it. RSS