Kathmandu,17 Nov 2014: Indigenous and Madhesi intellectuals have decided to launch a joint movement against a common proposal of the Nepali Congress and the CPN (UML) on the disputed issues of a new constitution.
Issuing a press release today, movement coordinator Padma Ratna Tuladhar has said that they had unanimously decided to announce the programmes of protest against the proposal as the NC and the UML are trying to pass it on the majority basis.
The parties have been accused of hatching conspiracies to get the proposal approved on the basis of majority. The proposal has not addressed issues of indigenous, nationalities and the Madhesi community, the statement adds.
Different intellectuals from these communities including Parshu Ram Tamang, Malla K Sundar Suresh Ale Magar among others jointly issued the release.