Tag: constitution amendment

RJPN renews demand for constitution amendment

Kathmandu, February 28 The Madhesh-centric Rastriya Janata Party Nepal has demanded that the government immediately take initiatives for the constitution amendment. Whereas the ruling left alliance has expedited talks with another Madhesh-centric party, Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal, about its participation in the government, the Mahantha Thakur-led party demanded that the government immediately create an environment for […]

Madheshi parties running away from constitution amendment discussions: Oli

Pokhara, January 26 CPN-UML Chairman and prime minister-in-waiting KP Sharma Oli says Madhesh-centric parties have trying to skip the discussions on constitution amendment as they are partnering with the Nepali Congress. Oli says his party is ready to discuss the issue with all parties with the Madheshi ones. “Please come and discuss with us if […]

Can think of joining govt if UML is positive about constitution amendment: Rajendra Mahato

Kathmandu, December 27 Rastriya Janata Party Nepal presidium member Rajendra Mahato says his party can think of joining the new government if the CPN-UML, which is most likely to lead the new Cabinet, is positive about constitution amendment. The leader, therefore, says the UML should make its opinion about the amendment public before inviting any […]

Rajendra Mahato says he will attempt constitution amendment

Janakpur, December 10 Rastriya Janata Party Nepal’s presidium member Rajendra Mahato, who has recently been elected a member of Parliament from Dhanusha-3 defeating influential Nepali Congress leader Bimalendra Nidhi, says he will work for amending the constitution in the House. Terming his victory as a victory of Madhesh, the leader says the constitution amendment is […]

We’ll amend constitution for Madhesh, Deuba wants it for ‘people across border’: Oli

Kathmandu, November 9 CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli says his party is ready to amend the constitution to ensure rights of Madheshi people. He accuses Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba of trying to endorse the disputed constitution amendment that could possibly support interests of India. Oli says the UML gives the guarantee […]

Upendra Yadav to join alliance only after constitution amendment assurance

Kathmandu, October 5 The Upendra Yadav-led Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal has clarified that it will join the proposed democratic alliance under the leadership of Nepali Congress only if it is assured of constitution amendment. In addition, it has also demanded that the constituencies be divided respectfully among members of the alliance. Though the party took part […]