Deuba refuses to be labeled ‘weak opposition’
Damak, April 22: Nepali Congress President and former Prime Minister, Sher Bahadur Deuba has claimed the NC never had its weak role as the main opposition in the parliament.
Talking to media persons today at Chandragadhi Airport in Jhapa, he claimed that the party had never been in a weak position as the opposition.
“The party is being accused of failing to prove its effective presence as the main opposition just for causing a disgrace to the party.” He refuted the reports that the groupism has plagued the party, claiming that such reports were false and intended at defaming the party.
“Differing views and opinions are always welcomed in democracy and the NC, as a democratic party, entertains such views within the party and this culture is misinterpreted as the practice of groupism which is totally untrue.” He took time to accuse the KP Sharma Oli-led government of pitching for totalitarianism.
Leader Deuba including other senior leaders were here to attend an inaugural ceremony (of a new building of NC regional Committee) and felicitations programme here today.
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