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Deuba acuses the government’s development efforts as snail paced

Published Date : September 19, 2019
President of Nepali Congress and Leader of the main opposition party at Parliament Sher Bahadur Deuba on Thursday, Septerber 19, 2019 at the Parliament.

            Kathmandu, Sept 19: President of the major opposition, Nepali Congress, Sher Bahadur Deuba, has observed that the performance of the government functioning on two-thirds majority proved that it was unsuccessful.

On the concluding day of the fourth session of the federal parliament on Thursday, NC President Deuba said the government was misusing authority instead of serving the people and country.

            “Undemocratic bills have the role behind growing despair among people. Against the principle of separation of power and spirit of the constitution, the government is interfering the judiciary and human rights commission,” he accused. The government activities in terms of development and good governance were snail paced, and the corruption cases rising, he added.

            He made it elaborate that the efforts to suppress citizen’s fundamental rights, harassing and sacking journalists and employees based on political faith were worrying.

The former Prime Minister blamed the government that it was feeble to implement constitution ensuring its acceptability, maintain balanced foreign policy, boost peace and security situation.

He further accused the ruling party cadres of attacking NC Banke President Kiran Koirala.

            Meanwhile, expressing best wishes on the occasion of the fourth year of the promulgation of new constitution, NC President Deuba said Nepal’s constitution based on democratic values is inclusive.

            He wondered why the government failed to provide timely relief to the floods and landslides affected people. The NC President also expressed best wishes to all Nepalis on the occasion of the Dashain, Tihar and Chhath festivals.

            Earlier, Minister for Law, Justice and Parliament, Bhanubhakta Dhakal, presented the responses on behalf of the Prime Minister to the queries raised by lawmakers relating to various ministries.

            However, Minister for Agriculture, Chakrapani Khanal; Minister for Labour and Employment, Gokarna Bista; and Minister for Land Management and Cooperatives, Padma Kumari Aryal, tabled their responses to the lawmakers’ queries relating to the ministries.

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