Saturday, May 31, 2008

No alternative govt is possible without Maoists: Badal

Senior Maoist leader Ram Bahadur Thapa 'Badal' said today that no alternative government is possible against the Maoists at the present context.

Senior Maoist leaders Ram Bahadur Thapa a.k.a. Badal
Talking to the after a tea party hosted by the Maoist youth wing, 'Young Communist League (YCL), Badal said the attempts of making alternative government without the consent of the Maoists would be against the mandate of the people.

He also said that chairman Prachanda sould be 'constitutional president' if the Maoists were able to get the post of the president in addition to the post of Prime Minister.

Badal said that they were not ready to handover the post of the president to other parties as the Maoists won election by proposing chairman Prachanda as the first president of republic Nepal.

As the debate as whom Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala should submit his resignation after the provision in the interim constitution that the PM should submit resignation to the president, he said the Prime Minister Koirala should submit his resignation to the Constituent Assembly (CA).

"It is simple," he said, "There is no constitutional complication

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