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Monday, 19 September 2016

Government seriously working to address voices of Madheshi: PM

Posted by Anup Baral September 20, 2016 :
Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal has said the government was serious toward addressing the grudges of the Madeshi, Tharu and ethnic communities over the constitution through its amendment. Addressing a special ceremony organised today at the Army Pavilion, Tundikhel on the occasion of the Constitution Day, the Prime Minister said the government was seriously working to make the country’s main law acceptable to all and expedite its enforcement by addressing the voices of the people, unhappy with its some provisions, through fresh amendment(s). The country marks the first anniversary of the promulgation of the constitution through the Constituent Assembly today. “No countries in the world have so far achieved a complete constitution in a maiden attempt as the constitution is a dynamic and lively document and gets completion through timely revisions as per the needs of the people,” he said. The constitution has established Nepal as a Federal Democratic Republic country, guaranteed people’s fundamental rights, periodic elections, press freedom, independent judiciary and the bases for a rule of law with paving the way for the achievement of social justice, durable peace, good governance, development and progress, he said. Stating that the adoption of a decentralized and federal governance system was one of the major achievements of the constitution, the PM said it had conceptualized the establishment of a federal ruling system being based on the principles of cooperation, co-existence and collaboration . He added that Nepal’s constitution was advanced in terms of people’s fundamental rights, principle of inclusion and identity and decentralization of power; and it had attempted its best to take the people to power by defining the people-state relations through a new dimension.

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