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RJP-N to join Nepal govt if demands are met

ANI  |  Kathmandu [Nepal] 

The Rashtriya Party-(RJP-N), which is an amalgamation of six Madhesh based parties, has shown willingness to join the new in the country if their demands are fulfilled.

Anil Kumar Jha, member of the RJP-N (Ratriya Party- Nepal) Council said the party will join the new if the demands they have raised are

"That will depend upon the structure of the and which party will lead the government and who will be the because none of the parties have fulfilled the majority (provision). But, yes we can support the government if the and the party, which will lead the government, fulfills our demand of constitution amendment and work upon the Madhesi agendas," Jha said in an interview with ANI.

With a simple majority of 50 percent in the general election, alliance of leftist parties, of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) and the of Nepal-Center are poised to take the lead to form the new government.

"We have the people's mandate to raise these voices and agendas which remains to be fulfilled in the next parliamentary sessions. If that is not fulfilled by the parliament then we must need to go the streets again," Jha said.

The RJP-N won 11 seats in parliament which were contested under First Past the Post system.

The CPN-UML has won highest seat of 48 in the parliament in the general held in two phases in November and December, 2017.

The amendment bill which was previously dissolved in parliament, the RJP-N is now expecting to get it endorsed in the new parliament.

"Any of the party which is in we can support but all depends upon the issue of constitution amendment and the fulfillment of the demands and necessity of our people, the people of madhesh," Jha added.

After the commencement of the will be holding the of in February which will ultimately pave the way for the formation of the new government.

As of now, of the CPN-UML KP Oli is expected to be the next who will remain in the post for two and a half year after which Center will retain the post as per the power sharing deal made between duo in September.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 20:55 IST
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