President says he will work within constitutional periphery
During the meeting with leaders of the Broader Madhesi Front (BMF), President Yadav said that he will take decision on the basis of political consensus, said leader of the BMF, Sarita Giri, quoting the President.
The leaders of the BMF had reached Shital Niwas to submit a memorandum to the president.
On the occasion, Sarita Giri, also Chairman of the Nepal Sadbhavana Party (Anandidevi) said that the BMF requested President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav to give an alternative outlet to the country as per the political consensus and decision through all-side round table conference by forming an Interim Electoral Government.
Demanding resignation of the Prime Minister, Chairman of the Madhesi Janadhikar Forum (MJF)-Nepal, Upendra Yadav blamed that the prime minister had pushed the country to uncertainty by making an end to all works of constitution writing to be carried out by the Constituent Assembly (CA).
Yadav further said that it was the responsibility of the President to protect the constitution, and added that either the Prime Minister should resign from the post or the President should sack the Prime Minister for national consensus.
He accused the elements of old mentality who did not want to give rights to Madhesis, indigenous and nationalities, women, Muslims, Dalits, among others, of playing a role to dissolve the CA.
Saying the CA was dissolved in a planned manner and accused the UCPN-Maoist, CPN-UML, Nepali Congress and United Democratic Madhesi Front for the dissolution of the CA
Published Date: Monday, June 4th, 2012 | 12:50 AM