Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Prachanda says 'weak parties' trying to form new govt in Nepal

Prachanda says 'weak parties' trying to form new govt in Nepal From ANI
Kathmandu, May 13: Caretaker Prime Minister and Unified CPN (Maoist) chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said that "weak political parties" are actively engaged in attempts to form a new government.

In a 'political report' tabled at the party's politburo meeting here on Tuesday, Prachanda said, "The government formed by avoiding the parliament and undermining the people's mandate will have no meaning."His report stressed on the need to intensify the agitations from the streets and the parliament against President Ram Baran Yadav's unconstitutional move to reinstate Army Chief, General Rookmangud Katawal.

It also lays emphasis on finishing the main task of drafting the new Constitution and taking the peace process to a conclusion.Prachanda come up with the report at a time when his party is engaged in hefty parleys with various political parties to form a new government under its leadership.Prachanda had resigned from the government following the President Yadav's move.

Immediately after that former coalition partner the UML and the Nepali Congress have engaged in efforts to form a majority government under UML's leadership.

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