Dissenting parties urge Prez to facilitate talks

KATHMANDU: The 33-party alliance of dissenting political parties led by the CPN Maoist has urged President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav to facilitate talks between them and the High Level Political Mechanism (HLPM).

On Wednesday, a meeting of the alliance party members had announced its intentions to go for protest after the HLPM denied to negotiate their key demands which include review the present proposed date for CA elections and forming a new political party led government by dissolving incumbent government.

The alliance had earlier announced plans to foil election campaign of other political parties as well. However, today they present a memorandum to the President calling for his involvement in resolving status quo and differences between political parties, CPN Maoist Secretary Dev Gurung informed.

He said that the President was requested in the capacity of guardian of the nation.