Kathmandu, Sept 14: The Constituent Assembly (CA) meeting today passed the Article 4 related to the religious provision of the Revised Bill of the Constitution of Nepal-2072.
The Articles 1, 2 and 3 were passed on Sunday as there was no amendment proposal registered on these articles while the proposal put forth by the three major parties on Article 4 was approved by two-thirds majority of the CA and passed, thus incorporating it as the part of the constitution.
In the beginning of todayâ€™s meeting, CA Chairman Subas Nembang presented the amendment proposal registered by the CA members on Article 4 of the Revised Bill of the Constitution. Proposals seeking to amend the Article 4 tabled by Deepak Bohara, Ram Kumar Rai and Shivalal Thapa were rejected by a majority.
Similarly, the proposal on Article 4 brought by Chairman of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal, Kamal Thapa, saying that Nepal is an inclusive, democratic Hindu kingdom, was also rejected.
Likewise, proposals seeking amendment to the Article 4 by Yashoda Kumari Lama, Bhaskar Bhadra, Kumar Khadka, Hari Charan Sah and Anuradha Thapa Magar were also rejected.
The CA meeting is still taking place.