'Govt is working to address demands of agitators'
Kathmandu, Aug. 19: Minister for Law and Justice, Constituent Assembly and Parliamentary Affairs, Narahari Acharya has said that the government is working to address the demands of various groups including those who have resorted to an agitation, putting forth various demands, and ease the final constitution-writing process.
Speaking in the Legislature-Parliament meeting today, Acharya, also Nepali Congress leader, informed that the government had held various talks with 71 armed outfits in the past, the results of which, he said, were fruitful, in order to make the constitution-drafting process easier.
He said that a study is being carried out regarding the agreements reached with the armed outfits on the basis of a report given by a commission formed to implement these agreements. He further said that the report will be made public within some days.
Minister Acharya said that the government has initiated a legal process to address the demands made by some 22 armed outfits during different meetings with the Constitutional Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee in the past.
He said that the constitution will be promulgated at the earliest, addressing aspirations and demands of all people.
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