RPP unveils election manifesto: Swears to revive ‘monarchy’ and ‘Hindu state’


KATHMANDU, Nov 7: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has unveiled its election manifesto for the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections scheduled for November 26 and December 7. RPP revealed its manifesto organizing a program at Hotel Annapurna in Kathmandu on Monday.

In its manifesto, RPP has sworn to reinstate Hindu state and restore ‘ democracy with monarchy’ in the country.

RPP- – concluding that monarchy as a symbol of culture and nationality, a necessary and common institution everyone can trust– has advocated for Sanatan Hindu State’ and ‘democracy with king’.

Unveiling the document party chair Kamal Thapa said the party would adopt the ‘Mahendra nationalism’ of BP Koirala’s national reconciliation policy, stating that ideologies of both national leaders are equally appropriate for the protection of national integrity, and sovereignty, for national security and unity.

The manifesto has underlined the need of adopting the people’s elected prime ministerial system.
Referendum on the issues of national importance, empowerment of women, security and protection to marginalised community, expansion of banking network to rural areas and bank account of every Nepali citizen have been stressed in the manifesto, stating that Push 27 in the Nepali calendar every year, the birth anniversary of unifier of modern Nepal, Prithvi Narayan Shah, will be celebrated as the national unity day. 

The party has promised the production of 10 thousands megawatt of electricity within the next 10 years and implementation of the concept of one house one employment to see the two percent more economic growth within such period and increase of people’s access to healthcare facilities by establishing a new health facility as of the standard of Bir Hospital in every province and expansion of roadways network nationwide in the manifesto.

The manifesto also promises to construct Kathmandu-Hetauda road tunnel, Kathmandu-Jumla highway, Kathmandu Outer Ring Road, Mechi-Mahakali postal highway, Mechi-Mahakali highway, mid-hill highway, Kathmandu-Terai fast track and Mechi-Kali electric railway.