PDCC forms special committee to amend draft

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PDCC forms special committee to amend draft

Jul 30, 2015-

The Constitutional-Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee (PDCC) has formed a special committee comprising leaders of four major political parties to integrate people's feedback on the preliminary draft of the new constitution in a systematic manner on Thursday

The special committee comprises Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli, UCPN (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Chairman of the Madhesi Janadhikar Forum-Loktantrik Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar.

PDCC Chairman Baburam Bhattarai said the committee was formed to amend and review the draft in order to address the public suggestions and aspirations.

During the two-day nationwide feedback collection programme, suggestions were received for directly elected executive head, religious freedom, fixing the educational qualification of election candidates, 50 per cent participation of women in every bodies of the government, keeping less number of federal provinces, among others, in the new constitution.

According to Chairman Bhattarai, the authority to make amendments on the draft constitution has been given to the committee.

Committee chairman Bhattarai will coordinate the works and functioning of the special committee. The CA has instructed the committee to present its report within four days after incorporating people's feedback.

Published: 30-07-2015 15:43

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