‘Govt bent on splitting alliance’

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Jun 28, 2016-

Rastriya Madhes Samajbadi Party Chairman Sharat Singh Bhandari has accused the government of trying to create a rift among the agitating parties.

Bhandari claimed that the government’s “refusal to acknowledge the existence of the Sanghiya Gathabandhan” was a ploy to split the Madhesi and Janajati coalition and weaken the ongoing movement. Speaking at a programme organised to mark the party’s fourth establishment day, Bhandari said the Gathabandhan was not to be mistaken as a competitor of the Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha, an alliance of the Tarai parties.

“The Gathabandhan was formed at the behest of the Madhes-based parties to give the movement a national shape. The two should not be viewed as rivals,” said Bhandari.The alliances have been agitating for amendment to the new constitution.

Published: 28-06-2016 11:38

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