Big three parties – Madhesi Front talks inconclusive

Kathmandu, Jan 21: Talks between the leaders of the three big parties and the leaders of the agitating Madhesi Front has concluded inconclusively.

The meeting held at the Prime Minister’s official residence at Baluwatar this morning concluded without any conclusion as the Front remained rigid in its stance on seeking a solution to the impasse in a package deal only, said Deputy Prime Minister Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar.DPM Gachchhadar added that the government was serious to sort out the problems through talks and the attempt in this regard will continue in the days ahead.

Following the meeting, Madhesi Janadhikar Forum chair Upendra Yadav said that the government cannot amend the constitution and even if it was amended then that could not address their demands as well.

Leader Yadav added that the talks failed to speed up as the discussions were holding around the same issues for four months. He blamed the government as it failed to control black-marketeering, corruption among other anamolies that hit the people.

Senior leaders of three big parties and leader Yadav, Tarai Madhes Democratic Party Vice-chair Hridayesh Tripathi and Sadbhawana Party Co-chair Laxman Lal Karna on behalf the Front participated the meeting.