Minister Rijal urges agitating groups to join talks
Biratnagar, Sept. 6: Minister for Information and Communications Dr Minendra Rijal has urged the agitating groups to shun their protest and join talks.
Saying that the constitution is a dynamic document and could be amended with time, Minister Rijal said that dialogue should be prioritised at present condition.
Talking to media persons in the Biratnagar Airport today, Rijal stressed the need for all to play an important role in restoring peace in the country reeling under unrest at present. He said that the constitution-making process has moved forward as scheduled, expressing his belief that the constitution would be promulgated by third week of September.
Saying that the decade-long insurgency was ended through talks as well, he said, "It would have been better had the agitating political parties stayed with the Constitution Assembly process. But, the dialogue should be prioritised now."
When asked about ending ongoing agitation in the country, Minister Rijal said that the government is committed to putting an end to the agitations and resume normal public life.
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