Prime Minister Oli snubbing us: Madheshi leaders

File image: Members of the Rastriya Janata Party presidium at a press meet.

Kathmandu, August 10

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has ignored repeated calls from leaders of the Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) to meet, the leaders have complained.

Top leaders of the party want to meet Oli to ask him about progress made in implementing the three-point deal reached during the formation of the government, and to give in an ultimatum, said party coordinator Mahantha Thakur.

“We want to learn about the progress made in amending the constitution, withdrawing of cases filed against Madheshis involved in the Madhesh movements, administering of the oath of office to MP Resham Chaudhary and the government’s stance on the development of Madesh,” Thakur told Onlinekhabar.

“We were supposed to meet him on Thursday but we got a calls saying that the Prime Minister is busy. We haven’t had a word from the PMO after that,” added Thakur, whose party decided to back the Oli government after signing a three-point deal with the ruling party,

The Prime Minister’s personal secretariat says the Prime Minister hasn’t had time to convene a meeting with the RJP leaders. According to a sources, Thakur on Tuesday met Oli alone his office. He said that during the meeting, he raised the same issues.

Published on August 10th, Friday, 2018 1:02 PM

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