UML standing committee not happy with VC appointment
Kathmandu, Aug. 27: The standing committee meeting of the ruling partner CPN (UML) has concluded that the political appointments made by the government in Universities were against the norms and culture of coalition government.
The 22nd meeting of the standing committee held at the constituent assembly (CA) building today, has formed a taskforce under the convenorship of the party leader Madhav Kumar Nepal to hold discussions and take decisions on the political appointments. The taskforce comprises Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bamdev Gautam, General Secretary Ishwor Pokharel, Deputy General Secretary Bishnu Poudel and Secretary Bhim Acharya.
Similarly, the meeting reviewed the latest security condition and violence occurred in different places in recent days and its effect on constitution drafting process.
The meeting has decided to zero in on the constitution drafting process to protect the achievements of the different people's movements, party secretary and spokesperson Yogesh Bhattarai said.
The meeting has further taken the latest upsets and criticisms of the people during these days were normal and right demands and issues should be addressed as far as possible.
The meeting has urged the protesting sides to raise their issues peacefully and to be alert that the fault players could take advantage in the name of protest.
The party has further urged the protesting groups for dialogue. The meeting has stated that the party was serious on the activities seen in different places that were concentrated to disturb the harmony in the society, ruining the unity among the people and creating the violence as well.
Likewise, the meeting has urged all party committees, cadres, leaders, and all democracy supporters to strengthen the social harmony and strengthening the constitution drafting process.
Similarly, the meeting has praised the efforts of security forces to maintain the security and further urged to be more determined and dutiful in the days ahead.
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