Govt addresses major demands of Federal Alliance

Kathmandu, Aug 18: The government has addressed two major demands of the Federal Alliance including the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF).

Today’s meeting of the Council of Ministers decided to form a seven-member commission under coordination of former judge Girish Chandra Lal Das to collect the data of private and national property damaged in course of the Tarai-Madhes agitation and to look into it.

Similarly, the meeting also decided to provide one million rupees to each family of 52 persons, including 41 agitators and 11 security personnel, who lost their lives in the Madhes agitation, said Spokesperson of the government and Minister for Information and Communications, Surendra Kumar Karki.

Consensus has been forged to address two demands out of the three point agreement signed between the two power sharing parties—Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist Centre) – and the Federal Alliance.

Similarly, the meeting has approved in principle to formulate bill related to the working procedure of local bodies’ election and the Rs 9.116 million spent while bringing the bodies of Nepalis killed in Kabul bomb blast back home.
A total of 13 Nepalis were killed in a bomb blast in Kabul on June 29. RSS