Nepali Congress Registers Constitution Amendment Bill and Expected to Introduce it in Parliament on Sunday

Nepali Congress Registers Constitution Amendment Bill and Expected to Introduce it in Parliament on Sunday

The Nepali Congress held its Central Working Committee meeting on 30 May and examined the proposal on the constitution in regards to upgrading Nepal’s new political map in the national emblem, which is in Schedule 3 of the constitution. The opposition party the bill and the administration is expected to introduce the bill before the House of Representative on Sunday. 

Nepali Congress’ Central Working Committee urged party lawmakers to cast a ballot for the proposal to revise the constitution to change the nation’s map in the national emblem. Eight officials registered the bill at the parliament. 

The bill seeks to amend the Schedule 3 of the constitution identified with Article 9 (2) to update the emblem of Nepal according to the new political and administrative map released by the administration two days back. The new map incorporates the regions of Kalapani, Lipulekh, and Limpiyadhura, additionally objected by India over the Himalayan borders. 

The primary opposition party assembled at the party’s central committee meeting on Saturday cleared its position on the amendment of the bill.

The general secretary Purna Bahadur Khadka introduced a proposition to lead the parliamentary party to cast a ballot in favor of the amendment of the bill, and it was unanimously supported. 

The administration is likely to introduce the bill before the House of Representatives on Sunday. The plausible agenda for its meeting is to introduce the bill before the House. The bill will be published via media so that the public is informed. 

Congress leaders on Saturday’s meeting stated that while supporting the bill, the party should press the Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli’s government to venture for a diplomatic discourse with India to find a permanent solution. The party furthermore suggested that the Nepali Government must exhibit high diplomatic character while dealing with India.

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