Hundred days of government: Leaders suggest to more active role

काठमाण्डु टुडे २०७१ जेठ ५ गते १२:४१ मा प्रकाशित



Kathmandu, May 19: Leaders of different political parties suggested to the government to play an effective role by evaluating its activities in the last 100 days.

Speaking at an interaction organized here on the occasion of the incumbent government completing 100 days today, Secretary of the CPN (UML), Shanker Pokhrel, urged the government to evaluate its works and move ahead, being further active in the days to come to address the desires of all people.

Pokhrel stressed that the government need to keep the constitution writing in its priority in the current political transition and move ahead to meet public desires for new constitution and economic growth and development of the nation.

On a different note, he said serious questions were raised regarding the recommendation of names of some justices for Supreme Court and that it would be a safe landing to review and call back the decision made by the Judicial Council. Pokhrel said “Some of the justices recommended for the Supreme Court Justices are eligible but there have serious questions regarding some others. It is better to the Council to rethink on its recommendation and have a safe landing from this current dispute.”

Similarly, NC leader Chandra Bhandari said the government has brought an act regarding the formation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission that has been long debated, selected presidents of different thematic committees by creating environment to bring constitution within a year, endorsed 21 ordinances, and has been able to encourage different countries and donor agencies for around Rs. 63 billion foreign aid in the very short time.

However, leader of the Unified CPN (Maoist), Devendra Paudel, said though the current government is led by a person with simplicity fit to be adopted by leftist but failed to give newness to rule the nation thereby it turned to failure.

UCPN (Maoist) leader Paudel said his party was holding discussion to settle the current dispute in the party by making former Prime Minister Dr. Baburam Bhattarai a senior leader, managing provision of Politburo and no Standing Committee in the party, give responsibilities to the prominent leaders missed to represent different places in the parliament and the party organizations.

Likewise, Secretary of the CPN-Maoist, Dev Prasad Gurung stressed on the need of holding a round table conference to forward the constitution writing process forging  political consensus among the parties.

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