A proposal seeking consideration on a Bill on the Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons, Truth and Reconciliation Commission (Third Amendment) -2079 BS has been approved with a two-thirds majority from the House of Representatives (HoR) meeting on Sunday.
Minister for Communications and Information Minister Rekha Sharma presented the proposal on behalf of Prime Minister and Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' in the HoR meeting.
Presenting the proposal, Minister Sharma asserted that the Bill, that upholds the belief that truth should prevail and there should be reparation, contains concerns of signatories of the Comprehensive Peace Accord, political parties and the general public.
Minister Sharma said, "Efforts are underway to conclude the peace process in our own unique manner. It is not merely a cause for concerns for any political party or leader."
According to her, there was a common understanding that all remaining process of the peace process should be concluded and prosperity be attained for the greater good of the country.
Responding to the queries of the parliamentarians raised during the theoretical discussion on the Bill, Minister Sharma shared that the Bill was taken forward in discussions and consultations with the responsible leaders of all political parties and the peace process be concluded within two years.
Clarifying that the Bill did not clearly mention that there would be amnesty in the serious human rights violation, she pledged to correct any errors in the Bill in course of the clause-wise discussions.
Participating in the discussion were Nepali Congress's Bishwa Prakash Sharma, Ramesh Lekhak and Gyanendra Bahadur Karki among others while Raghuji Pant, Padam Giri, Sunita Baral among others were from CPN (UML).
CPN (Maoist Centre)'s Janardan Sharma and Shakti Basnet, Rastriya Swatantra Party's Santosh Pariyar, Sumana Shrestha and Ganesh Parajuli were also in favor of the Bill and unanimously voiced that the remaining works of peace process be completed.
Speaking in the similar vein in the discussion were Janata Samajwadi Party Nepal's Pradeep Yadav, Ranju Kumari Jha and Rekha Yadav while CPN (Unified Socialist)'s Rajendra Prasad Pandey, Prakash Jwala, Metmani Chaudhary among others, Rastriya Prajatantra Party's Gyanendra Shahi, Rastriya Janamorcha's Chitra Bahadur KC, Nepal Majdoor Kishan Party's Prem Suwal and Aam Janata Party's Prabhu Shah among others underscored implementation of the Bill.
SOURCE: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY -RSS