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Nepal marks 104th anniversary of democratic leader Ganesh Man Singh

Press Trust of India  |  Kathmandu 

Saturday observed Man Singh, the who steered the 1990 people's movement that restored multiparty in the country.

The commemoration of was held at in

Speaking at the function organised by the Man Singh (GMS) Foundation, former of main opposition Prakash Man Singh highlighted the role played by his late father in overthrowing authoritarian Rana regime in 1950 and reinstatement of multiparty in 1990.

There is a need for fulfilling the dream of late Singh by building an inclusive democratic society and attaining economic prosperity for the country through economic revolution if we are to pay true tribute to him, Prakash said.

He also underlined the need for strengthening inner party within the by abiding to the party's statute.

He also slammed the present for failing to deliver on their promises despite enjoying two thirds majority in Parliament.

had played a key role in promulgating the new Constitution three years ago under the premiership of late Sushil Koirla and now the party is ready to play any role in institutionalising the achievements of the democratic movement of 2006, when federal democratic republic system was established by abolishing monarchy, he said.

Singh was the of the democratic movement of 1990 in He is revered as the Father of Democracy and the Iron-man of Nepali He joined Praja Parishad to protest against the autocratic rule of the Ranas.

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First Published: Sat, November 10 2018. 22:35 IST