'All parties should come together to face blockade problem'
Kathmandu, Nov 9: Nepali Congress General Secretary Prakashman Singh has said that all political parties should be united to face the problems surfaced by the announced border blockade from India.
At a greetings exchange programme organised by Nepal Press Union Women Department here today on the occasion of Tihar and Chhat festival, Singh said that it was not suitable to impose the blockade by India against century-old Nepal-India relations.
He said, "The Nepali Congress has made preparations to initiate discussions with all parties to be self-dependent by utilizing means and resources available in the country."
Stating that all parties should move ahead together to be self-reliant rather than blaming the neighbouring country, Singh said that his party would support in the implementation of new constitution, constitution amendment and to settle the problems of Tarai.
Similarly, Chief of the NC Publicity Department, Dr Minendra Rijal, said that leaders of both countries should take initiatives to save the relations between Nepal and India while leader Sujata Koirala said that India has given additional pain to Nepalis by imposing the border blockade.
Likewise, Commissioner at the National Information Commission, Kiran Pokharel, President of the Federation of Nepali Journalists, Dr Mahendra Bista, Nepal Press Union President Badri Sigdel and NPU Women Department Chief Bala Adhikari among others urged the government to resolve the problem of fuel crisis.