Chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has said republic is taking back the territories lost during monarchy.
Taking part in clause-wise deliberations on the ‘Constitution of Nepal (2nd amendment) Bill, 2077 in today’s House of Representatives session, Chairman Dahal said the republic was reclaiming its pride and the House was achieving such historic glory again.
As he said, the issues of safeguarding national independence and territorial integrity was not the concern of any specific party or leader, but the concern of all political parties in the House and people. It is not a matter of who does take a credit or not, but it needs the successful completion of this historic campaign. We are in the new phase of reclaiming lost territories, according to him.
He took time to thank Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and the government for taking historic steps for correcting the country’s map and then amending the constitution and all political parties, civil society and the people for their solidarity to the government move.
Chairman Dahal has said that the Indian side has also accepted the reality that there was a border dispute between two countries in various places and it could be resolved via effective diplomatic efforts.
He also reminded that the ruling NCP had directed the government to issue a new political and administrative maps including encroached territories.
Chairman Prachanda also shared that it was a matter of worry that Indian side did not respond to Nepal’s appeal for talks on the issue as the Foreign Ministry sent a demarche soon after the inaugural of road to link Mansorobar via Nepali territory.
Dahal also opined that any kind of bilateral disputes could be resolved via healthy talks as both are friendly nations. He also stressed national unity and single voice on such national issue.
Source: National News Agency Nepal