HIMALAYAN NEWS SERVICE
KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai today directed all four security agencies to stay on high alert in the run-up to the May 27 deadline for promulgating the constitution.
“Various organisations could gear up for protest demanding rights before May 27. The issues will be resolved politically, but security bodies should be on high alert,” he said.
The meeting of the Central Security Committee held at the PM’s official residence in Baluwatar today morning reviewed the overall security situation and directed the heads of the four security bodies to prevent any untoward incident.
PM Bhattarai pledged full support to maintain law and order in the country and provide security to mediapersons.
He also directed them to do more to give the people a sense of security and prevent unpleasant incidents in the fragile political situation.
Chiefs of Nepali Army, Nepal Police, Armed Police Force, National Investigation Department, Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar, Chief Secretary Madhav Prasad Ghimire, Home Secretary Sushil Jung Rana and Defence Secretary Madhav Prasad Regmi were present at the meeting.