Pokhara—Main opposition CPN-UML Chairman and former Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli Saturday stressed on timely election that has been slated for June 14.
Addressing a mass meeting organized to celebrate the victory of his party in Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan City, Oli warned the government and ruling parties not to postpone the second phase of local election. “We feel there is being hatched conspiracy to postpone the election”, Chairman Oli said.
Speaking on constitution amendment issue, Chairman Oli said that the amendment could also be carried out after the election. He also requested the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal to take part in upcoming election instead of raising various demands one after another.
He also claimed that his party will garner good number of seats in 2nd phase of election in Tarai and Madhesh too. According to Oli, the government recent decision to add the local units in Tarai-Madhes was wrong as Supreme Court of Nepal also issued stay order over the decision. He also claimed that the impeachment motion that was registered in parliament against Chief Justice Sushila Karki would also be withdrawn soon.
Chairman Oli also asked all the concern parties to make the consensus government as Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has already resigned from his post. “It would be better to make a consensus government.” Oli added. But he also made clear that his party won’t claim PM in new government. Oli also boasted that his party is capable on its own to form a government with majority of seats after national election.
Chairman Oli also asked newly elected Mayor, Deputy Mayor including other winners of Pokhara to fulfill their responsibilities indiscriminately to satisfy the service seekers of any party. Newly elected Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan City Mayor Man Bahadur GC, Deputy Mayor Manju Devi Gurung, ward chairpersons and ward members were felicitated during the program.
CPN-UML Province IV in-charge Kiran Gurung, CPN-UML Pokhara Lekhnath Metro Chairman Krishna Thapa including other expressed their views during the program. Earlier, dozens of rallies were marched on the streets of Pokhara to reach Amarsingh Chaur of Pokhara.