Kathmandu, Sept. 21: Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has said that the new constitution has fulfilled the expectations of all Nepalis residing in mountain, hills and Tarai regions.
Addressing the mass meeting organised by the government and three major political parties to celebrate the promulgation of new constitution in the capital city today, the PM said that people’s dream of getting constitution through the Constituent Assembly (CA) since 2007 BS has come true after the promulgation of new constitution.
The PM also thanked the President, Nepalis citizens, lawmakers, leaders and activists of different political parties, common people and the international community including India and China for their supports for the promulgation of new constitution.
The new constitution has institutionalised federalism, democracy and republicanism and has widened the people’s rights and social justice, PM Koirala said.
Likewise, PM Koirala urged the agitating groups including Tharu and Madhes-centric parties for talks by ending their agitations to end the problems.
“Your concerns can be resolved through peaceful talks and dialogues. I urge them to sit for talks,” the PM said prodding the agitating sides to come for talks.
Stating that talks and dialogues have addressed the serious issues, Koirala said that the agendas of inclusiveness and proportion representation raised by the Madhes-centric parties were addressed in the new constitution.
The PM stressed the need for working for economic prosperity and development as well as the reconstruction bids in the post-earthquake period.
On the occasion, PM Koirala said that Nepal is willing to move ahead by maintaining harmonious relations with both the neighbouring nations India and China.
During his speech, Prime Minister Koirala also recalled the contributions made by BP Koirala, Ganeshman Singh, Subarna Shumsher, Pushpalal Shrestha, Madan Bhandari, Krishna Prasad Bhattarai and Girija Prasad Koirala.