The leaders of the major political parties have decided to go ahead with voting in the Constituent Assembly to settle the disputed issues related to the constitution drafting as they fail to arrive at a consensus despite holding numbers of meetings to resolve the disputes. However, the leaders said they would still continue the talks for the consensus.
The meeting of dispute resolution Sub-Committee held this morning at Singha Durbar decided to resolve the disputed issues thought voting and to give continuity to the attempts for consensus.
The meeting also decided to amend current CA Rules of Procedure to ensure timely constitution through majority system – carrying out voting to resolve the contentious issues of constitution drafting.
Top leaders of the major political parties – Nepali Congress (NC), UCPN (Maoist) and CPN (UML) – and United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) were present in today’s meeting.
The House session has been called at 1 pm to endorse today’s decision to amend CA regulations.
Meanwhile, a meeting of three major political parties and UDMF has been called for 5 this evening.
Nepali Congress Parliamentary Party leader Ram Chandra Poudel said that they would hold talks whole day and night to settle the disputes though they have agreed to move ahead with voting.
The parties are yet to reach understanding on the contentious issues related to constitution drafting mainly on the form of governance and state restructuring. Nepalnews.com