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Constitution amendment must for election participation: RJP-N leader Jha

Gaushala

Jun 15, 2017-

Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJP-N) leader Anil Jha has said they would not participate in the local level election till the constitution is made friendly to Madhes.

Organising a press conference at Mahottari district headquarters, Jaleshwor on Wednesday evening, Jha warned that no election would take place in Madhes until constitution is amended to guarantee rights to Madhes and Madhesi people adding that the party would disrupt the June 28 election if their demands were not addressed.

He further noted that the government should assure to increase numbers of local units based on population and budgetary allocation accordingly.

“RJP-N is not against election but there is no alternative for the government other than to amend the constitution to make it Madhes-friendly,” said Jha.

Likewise, the cadres of RJPN had vandalised the office of Upendra Yadav-led Sanghiya Samajwadi Forum Nepal by deleting the party name from the board and burning the party flag at district headquarters Jalwswor on Wednesday evening. RSS

Published: 15-06-2017 10:51

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