No force can forbid UML in Madhes: Madhav Kumar Nepal


Both Deuba and Prachanda surrendered to India

Madhav Kumar Nepal, senior leader of the main opposition party CPN-UML accused Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba and CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ of surrendering to India.

“Everybody has realized this fact,” added the former prime minister while speaking at an interaction program organized by the Reporters’ Club Nepal in Mahottari on Sunday.

Leader Nepali also claimed that his party was not the foe of federalism. He added, “Neither is UML an anti-Madhes party. People know this.”

“UML will become the first party in the third round of local level election as well,” he furthered.

He further claimed that there were no forces present that would forbid UML in Madhes. “We have always fought for Madhes. UML has done much for Madhes and its people comparing to other parties,” he said.

“Why wouldn’t they vote us?.. No doubt they will vote UML and elect us as the top party,” claimed Nepal.

On the occasion, he reiterated that the constitution amendment proposal was brought by a number of Madhesi leader in influence of foreign powers. When asked why UML voted against the amendment resulting its rejection at the parliament, he replied, “You can ask Upendra Yadav. Even  his party Federal Socialist Forum Nepal has voted against the proposal.”

He also cleared that there was no any conflicts within the party and that the party was completely focused in the elections.

He also thanked journo Rishi Dhamala for his Terai-Madhes election campaign. “Rishi Dhamala is the talk of the town nowadays. He has come to Madhes and organized various interaction programs, collected public opinion. Thanks Rishi Dhamala,” he said.

Also speaking on the occasion, Dhamala shared that Madhesi people were very enthusiastic about the upcoming election. He also appealed all the political parties and their leaders to abide by the election code of conduct and highlighted the importance of free, fair and fearless election.