Consensus hopes busies parties in internal discussions


KATHMANDU: Following flares of hopes to resolve ongoing political stand off during the major party meet on Monday morning, parties have busied themselves in internal discussions.

During their meeting in the morning, political parties had neared agreement on holding CA elections on May 28 by forming government consensus government in the leadership of an apolitical individual.

A meeting on the same issue is scheduled to take place in the evening today with the President and parties are expected to roll out their preference for such individual candidates to lead consensus government.

In Nepali Congress, President Sushil Koirala, senior leader Sher Bahadur Deuba and Vice President Ram Chandra Paudel are forming their party’s stance on the issue.

CPN UML leaders has also called its office bearers to discuss today’s achievments and their strategy for the evening meeting. They have called all their leaders back to capital and are expected to sit down for discussion as soon as all of the office bearers are in the capital.

On the other hand parties affiliated with the Madheshi Morcha have also intensified discussion. Coordinator of the Morcha has been in discussion with leaders close to him.

Meanwhile, the UCPN Maoist has also busied itself in discussion after its new proposal sparked hope of being endorsed by the opposition parties too.

The meeting with the President is slated for 5 pm today.