Amendment was forcefully tabled, say Madhesis

Updated - November 17, 2021 03:05 am IST

Published - December 26, 2015 11:53 pm IST - KATHMANDU:

Nepal’s two top Madhesi leaders told Maoist supremo Prachanda, who is apparently mediating between the government and the agitating group, that the Constitution amendment proposal has been “forcefully” tabled at the Parliament “without their consent”. UCPN (Maoist) Chairman and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, popularly called ‘Prachanda’, met Upendra Yadav and Mahanta Thakur belonging to the agitating United Democratic Madhesi Front.

Mr. Prachanda (61) asked the Madhesi leaders to withdraw their four month-long protests and blockade of key trade border points with India as Constitution amendment proposal has already been taken forward. In response, the leaders told him that the Front is not prepared to accept the Constitution amendment proposal forwarded by the major parties as it has been “forcefully tabled at the Parliament without their consent“.

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