'New constitution soon by removing obstacles'
Kathmandu, June 22: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development, Prakashman Singh, has said that the Constituent Assembly would promulgate a new constitution by completing all process after removing obstacles.
Minister Singh said, "The Supreme Court has issued an interim order at a time when constitution writing process has moved ahead along with the 16-point pact with the two-third majority of political parties representing in the CA. Legal experts have been expressing their views in this regard. The CA will issue the new constitution following the procedure even if different obstacles and hindrance are surfaced."
At a programme organsied by Global Youth Association of Nepal here today to distribute relief to quake survivors of Kathmandu Constituency No 1, DPM Singh said that the government would take a step at the appropriate time to promulgate the new constitution as soon as possible by removing obstacles.
He further said that the small amount of financial aid provided by youths to quake survivors has presented an exemplary message that they are united and engaged together during national disaster.Organization President Sharad Shrestha also expressed his view.
On the occasion, DPM Singh on the behalf of the organisation distributed Rs 14,000 each to 50 quake survivors of Kathmandu Constituency No 1.
The organisation had collected Rs 700,000 from active members of the Nepali Congress. Minister Singh had provided one month salary to the campaign while Ganeshman Foundation had donated Rs 50,000 for the same.
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