RPP to lodge petition against EC’s decision to remove constitutional moranchy and Hindu State

Posted 2017/03/18

Kamal Thapa

KATHMANDU, March 18: The ruling Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has decided to lodge a petition at the Supreme Court against the Election Commission’s (EC) decision to remove ‘constitutional monarchy’ and a ‘Hindu state’ from the party’s statute.

The EC made the decision to this effect on Friday.

RPP, issuing a press release today, condemning the EC’s decision urged the EC to reconsider its decision to remove the terms from the RPP’s statue.

The RPP has said that demand for the constitutional monarchy and Hindu state were included in the party statute as per the ideological freedom ensured by the constitution.

The party has also decided to submit a memorandum in all district election offices across the country on March 20 and pile pressure for the restoration of a Hindu nation from the first week of April.

Similarly, the meeting has decided to register an amendment motion in the Parliament for the scraping of secularism and restoration of the Hindu nation in the constitution. RSS