Koirala returns from New Delhi sojourn, says India wishes successful polls in Nepal
Nepali Congress President Sushil Koirala, who returned home on Friday wrapping up a six-day long India visit, has said that the Constituent Assembly election will be held on the stipulated date at any cost.
Talking briefly to media persons upon his arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) at around 3:00 pm this afternoon, the NC leader said that India also wished successful election in Nepal and were of the belief that it will help establish peace, stability and democracy in the country. He said he also assured the Indian leadership that the election will take place under any circumstances, even if the poll-opposing parties did not participate in it.
Koirala also termed his visit to India as “successful and fruitful.” During his New Delhi stay he met Indian Prime Minister Dr Man Mohan Singh, chairperson of the ruling UPA Sonia Gandhi, Indian Minister of External Affairs Salman Khurshid including opposition leaders and influential politicians among others and was happy to find their extreme goodwill and benevolence towards Nepal and Nepali aspirations.
The NC president, who had embarked on the trip on Sunday, was accompanied by his two general secretaries - Prakash Man Singh and Krishna Prasad Sitaula. Nepalnews.com