With women activists NC boss says 33 pc women’s participation in CA is OK

Sushil Koirala

KATHMANDU: Though Nepal’s grand old party Nepali Congress is labeled for being rigid in women’s issues, NC President Sushil Koirala however today said the NC would ensure minimum 33 percent representation of women in the upcoming CA elections.  He even claimed that NC was even ready to make give the executive power of the country to a woman. 

At a meeting with the women activists and this morning at his residence in Maharajgunj, Koirala pledged that he was ready to make a woman prime minister in the government after elections.

Different organizations of women activists submitted a 13-point demand mostly related to women rights and their representation in the state mechanisms.