Kathmandu, July 15: Federal Alliance coordinator Upendra Yadav has said that the
would not join the government until their 26-point demands were addressed in
the new constitution.
Coordinator Yadav said so while concluding the relay hunger strike on Friday. The
Alliance had been staging
relay hunger strike for the past 39 days putting forth various demands
including autonomous provinces, determining the number of provinces on the
basis of population and using multi-language in government works.
He said, "The State should support our agitation as people from every sector have supported it. The country will be pushed into conflict if our demands are not addressed."
Similarly, Chairman of the Rastriya Madhes Samajbadi Party, Sharat Singh Bhandari, Chairman of the Tharuhat Tarai Party Nepal, Bhanuram Tharu, senior leader of the Tarai-Madhes Sadbhawana Party Nepal, Ram Naresh Raya, among others clarified that the agitation would be continued until the government addresses
Alliance's demands. The Alliance had staged the
relay hunger strike from June 7.
CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that they have put the
Alliance's demands in
Chairman Dahal, who reached the Open Theatre to support the relay hunger strike, said that solution of the
demands would be sought through positive talks at a time when the country has
moved ahead in a new political way.
He said, "The first number of the seven-point agreement signed between the Nepali Congress and Maoist Centre has addressed the