Chitwan, Jan 9: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the constitution amendment bill was tabled in the parliament with the consent of the main opposition CPN (UML). The bill was tabled on Sunday.
In a press meet organized by the Press Centre Chitwan, PM Dahal shared that the bill was forwarded forging a kind of consensus with UML chair KP Sharma Oli in this connection.
He said they readied to forward the bill in an 'agree to disagree' modality, adding that it was internationally practised modality. He further ruled out the rumour that the bill was tabled forcibly.
Prime Minister Dahal shared that they were prepared to forward the process after holding discussions. He stressed on consensus among the political parties and that serious discussions were held with UML chair Oli regarding it as well.
He further shared that they agreed to go for elections forging consensus in various issues.
In another context, PM Dahal said that the Speaker allowed the Law Minister to table the bill instead of the Home Minister as the latter was busy elsewhere.
He stated that the three major party leaders held discussions with the President Sunday itself to find a meeting point to forward the process ending political deadlock to lead the nation towards the elections.
On another note, Prime Minister Dahal added that he will not leave the chair without completing mission, saying that time was not important but issues and missions were important to him. He assured that he will not break the agreement.
PM Dahal said that he was not busy in cutting the ribbon only as he started his journey from Melamchi, reached to Hilsa to Kimathanka and the dry port of Dodhara Chadani to Pathibhara and then also reached the paddy super zone, Baniyani of Jhapa. PM Dahal has arrived here to participate in the Chitwan Festival that starts today. RSS