CPN-UML ready to lift house obstruction with condition: Oli

KP Oli (Left) and Sher Bahadur Deuba

Recentfusion.com—Pokhara: Main opposition party CPN-UML has hinted that the party is ready to lift the house obstruction if the government includes election related laws in house schedule, putting the constitution amendment bill in idle.

Oli told Nepali Congress Chairman Sher Bahadur Deuba to bring election related bills during their discussion regarding house obstruction. Oli also told Deuba to forward procedure of local body election. Deuba was hopeful that the house obstruction doesn’t go so long.

Source said that Deuba stressed on the constitution amendment to address the demands of Madheshis, during the discussion with Oli. But Oli defied the Deuba proposal of amending constitution in current scenario. Deuba proposed to hold local body election in existing structure of constituencies.

CPN-UML has been obstruction house session over constitution amendment bill that propose to split the Province Number V for few days. Nepal’s constitution can be amended only with 2/3 majority of the lawmakers.

Published on: December 12, 2016 3:00 pm

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