Biratnagar, 20th December,2014: Â Minister for Forest and Soil Conservation Mahesh Acharya has assured that a new constitution would guarantee human rights, democracy, peace and judicial rights of the people.
In his address to an interaction programme on the ‘constitution with human rights’ organised by Human Rights and Peace
Society in Biratnagar Saturday, Minister Acharya said a new constitution would also ensure the rights of women, children and the aged citizens.
Talking about suggestions received regarding the form of governance in a new constitution, he said most of the members in the Constitutional-Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee have voiced in favour of the parliamentary system.
Minister Acharya who represents the Nepali Congress in the coalition government further claimed that many political parties are in favour of the seven province-based federalism.
CPN (UML) district chairman Mahesh Regmi stressed that political parties should join their hands for drafting a human rights-friendly constitution to prevent the country from going to regression.
National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)Â eastern regional director Koshraj Neupane, NC district secretary Yadu Bista, Chief District Officer Ganesh Raj Karki, Muslim Association central member Guljar Khan and Amnesty International general secretary Dik Prasad Ghimire were among those putting their views at the programme presided over by society Chairperson Dilli Ghimire.