Kathmandu,10 Nov 2014: President of the Constitutional and Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee (CPDCC), Dr Baburam Bhattarai has begun interaction with political leaders on the disputed issues of a new constitution.
The process was obstructed due to his sickness for some days.
President Dr Bhattarai this morning, telephoned the Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sushil Koirala, CPN (UML) chair KP Sharma Oli and Madhesi Janadhikar Forum (Democratic) chair Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar and held discussions on the issues related to the new constitution, Bhattarai’s personal secretariat sources said.
According to the secretariat, Dr Bhattarai clarified that he wanted to facilitate the process rather than obstructing the process. The meeting of the committee is scheduled to be held on Tuesday at 1:00 pm.
Similarly, Dr Bhattarai held meetings with UCPN (Maoist) chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal at former’s residence at Sanepa last evening for the same.
Dr Bhattarai further clarified that he wanted to drive the constitution drafting process on the basis of consensus.