Kathmandu, Aug 24: Lawmakers have urged disgruntled parties not to launch agitation by raising unnecessary issues at a time when the date of promulgation of the new constitution is round the corner.
Speaking at today’s meeting of the Legislature-Parliament, they said that peace, prosperity and constitution were the need of the hour rather than agitation in the country.
Taking time with Speaker Subas Nembang, lawmaker Bharat Saha urged all to exercise patience in the final hour of the promulgation of a new constitution.
Stating that nobody should indulge in works that could disturb the social harmony, Bhim Bahadur Rawal said that the country could move ahead towards the path of peace and prosperity only if people from all castes and communities unite.
Similarly, Ashok Kumar Mandal blamed that police thrashed Bhardaha folks in Saptari district inside their houses in the name of security during Tarai-Madhes agitation and demanded declaring those killed in the agitation as martyr and free treatment of the injured.
Lawmaker Istiyad Ahmed Khan demanded that the government give permission to all 1,415 willing to visit Mecca for Haj while Harishchan Sah demanded guaranteeing the rights mentioned in the Interim Constitution in the new constitution and incorporate aspiration of people from Madhes and Tarai while forming federal provinces.
Shyam Kumar Shrestha said that the government should pay attention to addressing the demands of Tarai, Madhes and Tharuhat agitators on time.
Janakraj Joshi said that decision taken without due process and system would not establish stability in the country.
Deepak Giri demanded not to split Rukum and Salyan districts without any basis.
Likewise, Tikaram Limbu said that it was condemnable to use force on indigenous nationalities by the government during the shutdown called by the Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities while Tek Bahadur Basnet demanded to correct the delineation of federal states as it was proposed in political interest.
Expressing solidarity in the agitation launched by Rukum folks, Mithu Malla demanded not to split the district.
Binda Ale Magar asked the government to call the NEFIN for talks as it has been launching agitation demanding to include their demands in new constitution.