At a time when discussion is ongoing about the formation of the a government, Maoist leader Chandra Prakash (CP) Gajurel (Gaurav).has stated that Maoists will lead the government and also take the major portfolios.
Speaking an interaction on the post election scenario in the capital Tuesday, he said the new government formation should follow the present government formation system.
Stating the present government lead by Nepali Congress has taken the major ministries due to it being the largest party, he said the Maoists should get the major ministries.
Stating that in the previous agreement, parties had agreed to go ahead together after the Constituent Assembly polls, he expressed the hope to create a new coalition government.
Requesting the other political parties to participate the upcoming government, Gajurel also stressed on the need of the common political consensus in the upcoming days as well.
In the programme, representatives of the diplomatic mission and donors communities had put forth queries mainly related to human rights, public security and development agendas.
Responding to the queries, Gajurel, who is also chief of the party's foreign department, said his party respects human rights and guarantees public security which is clearly stated in the party's commitment letter.
Stating the unemployment is the greatest challenge for the new government, he requested the donors to assist in creation of news jobs.
The new government lead by the Maoists will give the main priority for reconstruction, he added.