KATHMANDU: Senior leader of the CPN-UML, Madhav Kumar Nepal has refuted the claim made by former king Gyanendra Shah that there was an agreement reached between the then seven political parties and Shah to restore monarchy in Nepal.
“There was never such an agreement. It is conceived by imagination,” rebutted Nepal speaking at a programme organised on the premises of Pushpa Lal Park at Kritipur on Monday morning.
Pushpa Lal Shrestha was the founding General Secretary of the Communist party of Nepal.
“A farmer’s son is President and the trend will continue,” said the former prime minster Nepal, who led CPN-UML in the fight against Monarchy in the year 2006.
In a televised interview on Sunday, the former king had said that the leaders of seven political parties had sent him hand-written notes and none of them talked of the abolition of monarchy.
From the premises of Pushpa Lal Park, leader Nepal also advised Prime Minster Dr Baburam Bhattarai to leave the helm and pave the way for a national consensus government.
“Chanting name of Pushpa Lal will bear nothing Baburam JI,” stated Nepal.
As soon as Bhattarai was elected to the prime minister last year, he had visited Kirtipur to pay tributes to Pushpa Lal.