Constitution cannot be drafted if UCPN Maoist deprived of majority: Prachanda

Puspa Kamal Dahal "Prachanda"

Sunsari: UCPN Maoist Chairman Puspa Kamal Dahal has claimed that a new constitution cannot be drafted unless his party secures a majority in the upcoming Constituent Assembly (CA) through the CA election slated for November 19.

Dahal, who is more popular by the name Prachanda said that the earlier constitution could not draft the constitution as his party’s all members were not elected as the CA member.

Addressing a electoral campaign in Sunsari on Thursday, the former Maoist rebel promised to deliver the rights of the Madheshi people by being a representative in the upcoming CA .

He said that this time around he was contending the elections from Siraha so that he could deliver justice to the madheshi community.

His deputies UCPN Vice Chairman Baburam Bhattarai and Narayan Kaji Shrestha were also present.