Government focused on publicity rather than action: NC President Deuba


Janakpur, Mar. 3: Nepali Congress President and former prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has argued that the government did not do anything important in the past one year.
During a press meet organized by Nepal Press Union Dhanusha Chapter here today, NC President Deuba accused the government of getting oriented towards publicity rather than action. Government was also acting in a way which is intended to weaken federalism, he added.
The former prime minister asserted that Nepali Congress has played effective role of the opposition.
Moreover, the NC President viewed that government was trying to control press, which is unacceptable to his party. Free press is essential for strengthening democracy, he said, adding that NC would not tolerate the government's attempts to curtail citizen's right to free expression and information via online media and social media.
He also demanded that the reality behind the wide-body purchase be brought to light.
According to him, Janakpurdham could be made the capital city of Province 2 because it has born the glorious history, culture and religious civilization.
Similarly, he suggested that Province 2 could prioritize the Maithili language as it is cultured and prosperous language. RSS

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