‘People will punish those who oppose Constitution amendment’

- Post Report, BIRGUNJ

Nov 27, 2016-

Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has asserted that the constitution amendment proposal will be tabled in Parliament on Sunday. 

The NC chief said the amendment proposal would be filed to address the issues over state demarcation, citizenship, representation at the National Assembly on the basis of population, among others. 

Addressing a party’s gathering in Birgunj on Saturday, Deuba claimed the statute amendment is a must for the implementation of the new constitution. 

“People will punish those political parties who stand against the constitution amendment proposal,” he said, adding that the local body elections would be held soon after the constitution amendment. “Election should be held even in the old structure.”

Oli flays govt

BARA: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has said that the government’s preparations to amend the constitution is “unconstitutional”. 

Speaking at a party programme in the district on Saturday, Oli said the government was creating an illusion on the pretext of the constitution amendment. 

Published: 27-11-2016 08:17

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