Province 2 minister takes part in anti-constitution rally
Sep 19, 2018-
Province 2 Social Development Minister Nawal Kishor Sah took part in a rally organised in Janakpur to express reservations over the new constitution as the country marked the Constitution Day on Wednesday.
Minister Sah, escorted by his body guard of Armed Police Force, participated in the rally organised by his party, Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), terming that the Constitution Day as a black day.
The RJPN, which had formed a coalition government in Province 2 with the Sanghiya Samajbadi Forum-Nepal (SSF-N), has been supporting the KP Sharma Oli-led government.
The RJPN had decided to organise protest programmes in various places of Tarai to express their displeasure over some of the provisions of the constitution which they deem as discriminatory.
The party had assigned Minister Sah to command the protest rally in Janakpur. Minister Sah reached Janak Chok in Janakpur riding pillion on his motorbike.
Leaders and cadres of RJPN organised a protest rally under the command of Minister Sah at Janak Chok.
RJPN National Assembly lawmaker Brijesh Chandra Lal and Province Assembly member Parmeshwor Sah among others had also took part in the protest rally.
Meanwhile, police have arrested supporters of CK Raut, Coordinator of the Independent Madhes, for their anti-constitution activities.
Published: 19-09-2018 17:09