Dhanusha, Sept 24: Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bimalendra Nidhi on Saturday reiterated that Madhes issue would be addressed through constitution amendment.
Saying some disagreement and disputes over some provisions in the constitution would also be resolved through the amendment, DPM Nidhi, adding that the main opposition CPN-UML would come into consensus in this regard.
Talking to media persons at Janakpur airport, he believed that the UML would also become part of the amendment as 'it has acknowledged the constitution as changeable and amendable'.
DPM Nidhi further said that the government was preparing to hold the local bodies elections within the set timeframe (second week of April) after drawing boundaries of local units acceptable to all.
Nidhi was on a four-day visit to his home district Dhanusa.
He said that the news disseminated by different media over government's proposal of making Hindi as the official language was only rumor and added that he had not made such remark.
Responding to a query, he clarified that he has friendly relations with police chiefs.
Deputy Prime Minister and Home Affairs, Nidhi would receive honour at a programme organised by Nepali Congress, Dhanusha, at Janakpur and would also address the 50th anniversary of the Janakpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Saturday.
Security of Janakpur area has been tightened upon the arrival of Home Minister Nidhi.