GOVERNMENT- FDF MEETING TAKES POSITIVE MOVE
Kathmandu, Oct 3: A meeting between the three-party talks team and agitating Federal Democratic Front today ended positively, said leaders present in the meeting.
The meeting held at the central office of Madhesi Janadhikar Forum ( Democratic) concluded positively, said talks team member and Minister for Forest and Soil Conservation Mahesh Acharya. Both parties agreed on how to make the present political agenda acceptable to all, he said.
The government team assured the Front that administrative hurdles seen in the enforcement of decisions made by the government to create an atmosphere of talks with Front would be addressed soon. Both parties agreed on solving the present problem of the country soon.
The meeting headed positively with an agreement of addressing some of the demands put forth by the Front through amendments to the constitution, said talks team member and CPN (UML) Chief Whip Agni Kharel.
MJF (Democratic) Vice Chair Jitendra Dev said the meeting ran in cordial atmosphere. Both parties were univocal on seeking a way out to the present adversity as soon as possible.
Financial relief to the families of those killed during the Tarai/ Madhes agitation, lifting of lawsuits filed against those arrested during the agitation and free treatment of the injured were among the preconditions set by the Front before sitting for talks with the government.
The Front has been urged to come up with a substantive proposal to sort out disputes regarding the demarcation of federal units.
MJF (Democratic) chairman Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar and MJF (Republic) Chair Raj Kishor Yadav were also present in the meeting.