Kathmandu, March 16: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) has withdrawn its support to the government saying the government failed to implement the three-point agreement reached between the government and the Front.
The UDMF has further said that the government did not respond to its seven-day ultimatum of retracting local poll and passing the constitution amendment bill.
The UDMF leaders submitted a letter to Speaker Onsari Gharti at her office, Singh Durbar, notifying her of the withdrawal of their support to the government.
Tarai Madhes-Loktantrik Party, Sadbhawana Party, Madhesi Janadhikar Forum Ganatantrik and Rastriya Madhes Samajbadai Party submitted the letter in this connection.
The Sanghiya Samajbadi Forum on Wednesday had submitted a similar letter to the Speaker.
The SSF has 15, TMLP 11, SP five, the Forum Ganatantrik one and RMSP three lawmakers in the parliament.After submitting the letter, UDMF leader Laxman Lal Karna said that they decided to sit in the opposition bench in the parliament after withdrawing their support to the government.