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Demarcation of federal units before constitution: UCPN (M)

- Ekantipur Report, KATHMANDU

Jul 12, 2015-

Top leaders of UCPN (Maoist) have said that row over the demarcation of federal states should be settled before the promulgation of new constitution.

 Speaking at a programme in the Capital, party Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal, senior leader Baburam Bhattarai and Narayan Kaji Shrestha said party is in favor of clear demarcation of federal units.

 Dahal requested the party cadres to create pressure in favour of settlement of demarcation before the statue drafting. Constituent Assembly (CA)'s tenure should be extended till the demarcations of federal units are settled, the party leaders opined.

"Party is receiving suggestions from all quarters to settle demarcation before statute and take the stand in favor of it," said another senior leader Bhattarai. Vice-chairman Narayan Kaji Shrestha also underlined the need for settlement of demarcation of federal units while promulgating a new constitution.

Published: 12-07-2015 20:23

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