NC at odds over future political course
KATHMANDU, SEP 02 - The establishment faction of the Nepali Congress (NC) and the Deuba faction led by senior leader Sher Bahadur Deuba have divided over the political alternative option between reinstatement of the dissolved constituent assembly (CA) and fresh elections.
At a meeting of the party's Central Working Committee (CWC) on Sunday, the CWC members close to Deuba expressed their voice is support of reinstating the CA for a short time while most of the CWC members close to the establishment faction pressed the party leadership to go for fresh parliamentary elections.
The CWC members close to the Deuba faction have emphasized on the revival of the CA after senior leader Deuba demanded the dissolved CA be revived while commenting on the political document floated by party general secretary Krishna Prasad Sitaula.
"Leaders close to the establishment faction have pressed for fresh elections. But, the leaders of the Deuba faction have piled pressure on the party leadership for CA reinstatement. But, majority of the CWC members have supported fresh elections," said NC CWC member Jivan Pariyar, who is close to the Deuba faction .
The NC CWC meeting also approved the "Central Policy and Training Department Operating Guidelines-2069" and its activities carried out so far.
NC Spokesperson Dilendra Prasad Badu said that serious attention of the party CWC meeting was drawn over the attack on leaders Sudarshan Pokhrel and Shankar Gautam of Nepal Students' Union, Ayurveda Campus, Kirtipur, on August 29 by the cadres of the All Nepal Independent Students' Union-Revolutionary.
The party has wished for speedy recovery of those hurt and demanded that the victims be provided with free medical treatment.
In today's meeting, general secretary Sitaula, CWC members Pharmullah Mansur, Mina Pandey, Umakant Chaudhary, Mahalaxmi Upadhyay 'Dina', Bhishmaraj Angdambe, Ram Kumar Chaudhary and Krishna Chandra Nepali, among others expressed their views.
The next CWC meeting of the NC is scheduled for coming Wednesday. RSS
Posted on: 2012-09-02 11:00