KATHMANDU: Chairman of the CPN (UML) Jhalanath Khanal has claimed that parties will forge consensus on the disputed issues seen in the constitution writing before the next meeting of the Constituent Assembly (CA).
The CA meeting is scheduled for April 23.
Khanal said that the next five days will be very important for building a prosperous Nepal and national consensus will also be forged on the disputed issues. Khanal said this in a telephone conversation with local leaders of Panchthar district today.
The former prime minister further said that he will put the suggestions received from the local leaders so far through the telephone conversation at the meeting of top leaders.
Khanal added that consensus has been forged informally among the leaders for the mixed electoral system.
The UML Chairman also urged them not to harbour doubts on making provinces based on identity and capability.
According to Khanal's personal secretary, Rambabu Adhikari, Khanal talked with District Secretary of UML Prem Prasad Rijal, District President of Nepali Congress Narendra Kerung, civil society leader Prem Ojha, women representative Anju Lama, Birkha Waiba of ethnic group and Bhawani Shankar Khanal of Nepal Jatiya Mukti Morch.
On the occasion, Rijal said that confusion was rife regarding the delineation of the provinces' and their stability.
Similarly, Kerung said that there was no situation of being confidence that the peace process will be taken to its logical conclusion.