KATHMANDU, Oct 5: President of the largest party in the opposition Nepali Congress and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba said that “communists have been a disgrace to this country”.
Speaking at a program marking the festival of Bijaya Dashami organized by the Youth Club, the former Prime Minister had made his opinion while expressing his wishes to the people on the occasion of festival.
Former PM Deuba stated, ” the communists have been embroiled in numerous controversies one after the other, and this has disgraced our nation”. The former PM who is also the leader of the opposition said that the “current controversy regarding the rape allegation against the Speaker of the House of Representatives and senior leader of the ruling Nepal Communist Party Krishna Bahadur Mahara has made the nation bow its head in shame, and this 2/3rd majority government is destroying the Nation.
The former PM also said, “the victim, in this case, has been threatened, abused, and under duress made to change her statements, and instead of giving her justice she is made to be the culprit”.
(Photo Courtesy: Mukunda Kalikote)