Communist alliance only for power: Dr Khadka


KATHMANDU — Nepali Congress leader Dr Narayan Khadka has said that the alliance between CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Centre) was just for ascending to power.

At a programme organised by Reporters’ Club Nepal here on Monday, leader Dr Khadka asserted that NC should not be worried from the communist alliance.

He said, “The alliance is only for serving petty interest. It will not last long.” The NC leader further said that alliance of political ideology and principle however was necessary for country’s development.

Also the former Urban Development Minister, Khadka, noted the CPN (Maoist Centre) has no meaning to remaining in the government after making alliance with the main opposition party.

Similarly, CPN (UML) leader Shankar Pokharel said that the leftist alliance was for political stability and development of the country.

Pokharel clarified that there was no reason to the Nepali Congress, the party exercising the democracy, to be worried from the alliance. He added that KP Sharma Oli would be the prime minister if the CPN (UML) from the alliance gets chance to lead the government following the upcoming elections.

Likewise, CPN (Maoist Centre) leader Haribol Gajurel said that the communist parties formed the alliance as per the necessity of the country. He clarified that the parties having communist thoughts had to stand together for the formation of stable government.

Leader of the Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal, Keshav Jha, said that there would be alliance with democratic forces in the elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies.

Jha said, “Discussion with Federal Socialist Forum Nepal is underway. We will hold discussion with NC for the same.” RSS