Oppositions disrupt Parliament meeting over govt failure to implement earlier deals

काठमाण्डु टुडे २०७१ जेठ १८ गते १५:४७ मा प्रकाशित

Kathmandu, June 1: Today’s Legislature-Parliament meeting was disrupted due to protests from the opposition political parties including the UCPN (Maoist).

At the beginning of the House meeting, UCPN (Maoist) lawmaker Janardan Sharma said that the situation for the Parliament meeting was not likely, as the government was not working to address the concerns raised by the UCPN (Maoist) parliamentary party leader in relation to the government’s activities.

He also demanded the formation of a parliamentary committee to probe alleged irregularities in the second Constituent Assembly elections based on the four-point agreement signed with the ruling parties.

Sharma said that the government was not seriously working to draft the new constitution as per the people’s expectations and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission was also not formed.

The UCPN (Maoist) lawmaker demanded that the government immediately stop the uncontrolled budget transfer by carried out from the Ministry of Local Development.

Likewise, lawmaker of Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal Kamal Thapa said that the budget transfer in different ministries has resulted in economic crime.

 Similarly, lawmaker of Madhesi Janadhikar Forum, Nepal Upendra Yadav expressed displeasure to the non-implementation of many pacts made so far with the government.

In today’s meeting, Minister for Finance Dr Ram Sharan Mahat was scheduled to table the proposal for pre-budget discussions.

The next meeting of the House shall meet at 3:00 pm on June 3.

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