No possibility of monarchy's comeback: Deuba


Kathmandu, April 14: Nepali Congress President and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has pointed out the need to strengthen the federal democratic republic.     

On the occasion of the ninth memorial day of former Prime Minister and member of the Constituent Assembly, Surya Bahadur Thapa, in a programme organized by the Surya Bahadur Thapa Foundation here today, he said that the current system should be made more acceptable adding that there was no chance of restoration of the monarchy.     

Former Prime Minister Deuba also clarified that restoring the monarchy in the current situation is impossible. He said, "Now Nepal has adopted a federal democratic republican governance system. However, some people have said that the king should be returned, but now it is impossible to restore the king. Therefore, the current system should be strengthened more in practice. "There is room to improve the deficiencies in the constitution," Deuba said. He recalled Surya Bahadur Thapa's role in bringing the country's current political system.     

Addressing the programme, Rastriya Prajatantra Party leader, Dr. Prakash Chandra Lohoni, said that late Thapa was a skilled politician and a multifaceted personality. He also opined that all political forces should unite to give the country the right direction in the present situation. Central member of Nepali Congress Arjun Narsingh KC said that late Thapa has made a significant contribution in the political and administrative field in the country.     

Central member of Nepali Congress, Sunil Bahadur Thapa said that late Thapa himself has made an important contribution in bringing the current political system and stressed that he should move forward by imbibing the example he adopted. Janata Samajwadi Party leader Pradeep Yadav recalled that Thapa, a politician with a simple life and high thoughts, repeatedly raised his voice for the rights of Madhesh and Madheshi people.     

Former ambassador Surya Prasad Shrestha, senior advocate Krishna Prasad Bhandari, Prof. Lokraj Baral, registrar of Kathmandu University Prof. Dr. AchyutWagle and others discussed that late Thapa was a skilled politician.(RSS)

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