Baidya denies to compromise with government and election date

CPN Maoist Chair Mohan Baidya accepting a memorandum from Reporters Club Nepal's President Rishi Dhamala at his residence on Friday.

Kathmandu: CPN Maoist chairman has said that his party will not comprise with its demand of dissolving the incumbent government and accepting the present CA election date.
Speaking at a program organized as part of Reporters Club Nepal’s initiative to call on political party leaders to create conducive environment for holding CA elections, Baidya expressed such statement. His statement came a day after the major political parties agreed for holding round table conference to sort out differences among political parties for holding CA elections.

“We wont compromise under present status quo. We wont accept the incumbent government and present CA election date.” Baidya said adding that “ a new government and a new election date should be declared through the round-table conference participated by all the political parties representing the erstwhile Constituent Assembly.”
While accepting a memorandum from Reporters Club Nepal’s President Rishi Dhamala, Baidya said that his party has already made this stance clear to major political parties and other members of the High Level Political Mechanism.
He said that future strategy and political discussion will move as per the 18 point charter presented by the CPN Maoist led dissident parties alliance and added that no political parties can deflect from participating in the conference.
“ Round table conference is essential for all party consensus. Talks between parties have been positive and we are looking forward to make them meaningful to resolve crisis,” Baidya added.
He said that all parties representing in the dissolved CA will be participating in the conference and expressed confidence that the process to hold the conference will be decided within few days.
On the occasion, Dhamala said that Club is hopeful of bringing positive changes in politics through its present initiative and expressed hope that parties will resolve the status quo very soon.