Opposition parties decide to continue House obstruction
Nine opposition parties including CPN (UML) have maintained their earlier stance of obstructing the House until the government revokes the constitution amendment bill. However, they have decided to let the government table the election-related bill in the Legislature-Parliament.
Deputy Leader of UML's parliamentary party Subash Chandra Nembang informed that respecting the Supreme Court's, the meeting of opposition alliance held today at Singha Durbar has decided to let the government table the election-related bill.
"UML will not accept if the government tries to table the constitution amendment bill without our consent," Nembang said. He further said that the opposition parties would continue to obstruct the House proceedings, stating that the ruling coalition have failed to pay heed to their demands.
"It's been six days that the ruling coalition did not hold any discussion with us to end the House obstruction," he said, "We will not let the House resume its business."
The Legislature-Parliament meeting was scheduled for today at 1 pm.
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