Tuesday, 23 July, 2024

Nobody is above the Constitution: Former Speaker


Ilam, Sept 22 ; Former Speaker Subas Chandra Nembang has said that nobody is above the Constitution. Speaking at a programme here on Saturday, Nembang made it clear that the present government would not carry out any act against the Constitution. The Nepali people no longer have to fight for their rights as all the rights have been enshrined in the new constitution, he said adding that the preamble of the national charter recognizes the identity of all by describing Nepal as a multi-ethnic, multi-religious and multi-cultural country. Also deputy leader of the ruling CPN parliamentary party, he said the present government would not act against the sentiment of the people. Speaking at the programme, Nepali Congress spokesperson Biswa Prakash Sharma said the country should not be divided into ruling and opposition sides on matters of nation and nationality. He said that the failure of the present government to work as per the expectations of the people has put the republic in a risk. He also stressed that the NC is always committed to secularism and republic.