Prachanda signals looming threat: Too many frustrated youth in the country

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BHARATPUR, Sept 4: Chairman of the ruling Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ” Prachanda” stated that the country cannot afford to get into anarchy and destabilization. Addressing an interaction program organized by the stakeholders of the Bharatpur Airport Extension and Improvement part of the Bharatpur Municipal Corporation, he said, ” there were too many youths who are frustrated due to lack of opportunities”.

During the address, he laid emphasis on the development model for the country saying that strong action was necessary to take things forward in all the sectors for holistic progress. He also accused certain elements of misleading the public and opposing development. He also stated that Chitwan can be a new model for the country and its development is crucial to the progress of the country.

The former Prime Minister also said that there has been increasing frustration among the youth of the country and that there were no opportunities available for them. It is important to create opportunities for the younger generation to ease frustration and bring in a message that Nepal has truly moved into an era of rapid development.

He also said that the ” Bharatpur Airport should be expanded as an alternative especially for the surrounding areas of Nawalparasi, Makwanpur, Tanahun, Gorkha and Dhading districts. Not developing and expanding the Bharatpur airport will be a big risk he said, and that it would be a very viable alternative as an additional major airport.