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Nepal PM won't resign before elections: Adviser

Publication Date : 25-06-2012


Nepal Prime Minister's Political Advisor Devendra Poudel yesterday said that PM Baburam Bhattarai would not quit just because some parties demanded for it. The demand to change the government does not hold any significance in the present context, Poudel said wheile addressing a press conference.

Claiming that the present government is a constitutional one, he said that it would accomplish the set targets.

Saying that the government would change only after the elections, Poudel remarked that PM Bhattarai is ready to resign if the parties build the basis for national consensus government.

Poudel further claimed that the present government could only be dissolved after a party collects majority votes in the upcoming election.

Claiming that the government has been proven constitutional, as the president has already passed two bills proposed by the present government, Poudel said that the bill on budget would also be endorsed by the president.

Furthermore, Poudel said that there is no alternative to a Constituent Assembly election as the peace and constitution processes have not been completed yet.

In a different context, Poudel said that Mohan Baidya and his faction went off in an aimless journey after splitting from UCPN (Maoist).


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