Published: July 15, 2020 10:43:37 pm
Opposition Nepali Congress on Wednesday strongly condemned Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s controversial statements on Ayodhya and stated that he has “lost the moral and political basis” to rule the nation.
The social gathering additionally sought the official stand of the ruling Communist Party of Nepal (NCP) and the federal government on the Prime Minister’s remarks that Ayodhya lies in Birgunj and Ram was born in Nepal.
In a press release, Nepali Congress spokesperson Bishwo Prakash Sharma stated his social gathering “strongly disagrees with the Prime Minister’s recent statements and behavior”. He stated Prime Minister Oli has “lost the moral and political basis to govern” the nation.
“Whether the Prime Minister’s statement is the official view of the government or not, it should be made clear,” he stated. “It is unfortunate that during such grim times, the Prime Minister’s responsibilities stand at one corner while his actions stand at the other,” he stated.
“It is upto the ruling CPN to decide whether to entirely change the Prime Minister’s thinking, working style, expression, and action or to change the Prime Minister himself,” Sharma stated. Oli is already going through robust opposition from his personal social gathering leaders who’re urgent for his resignation over his autocratic fashion of functioning and former anti-India assertion.
“Prime Minister Oli has forgotten the practices, Constitution and sensitivity and running the government on his personal whim,” Sharma stated within the assertion.
Nepali Congress youth chief and Parliament Member from Kathmandu Gagan Thapa has stated that Prime Minister Oli made the assertion intentionally to save lots of his chair at a time when inside feud was happening throughout the ruling social gathering. “It’s a deliberate attempt to save his chair by the means of political stunt,” he tweeted.
Meanwhile, a bunch of Hindu youths and Sadhus staged an anti-government rally in Janakpur, the birthplace of Sita, protesting in opposition to Oli’s remarks. They shouted anti-Oli slogans and requested the Prime Minister to withdraw his assertion.
Oli’s assertion has damage the sentiment of crores of Hindus world wide, stated Mithilesh Jha, chairman of Hindu Parishad Nepal. Similarly, Ramnandiya Vaishnavi Sangh additionally opposed Oli’s remarks. The Prime Minister’s assertion has damage the age-old relationship between Nepal and India, the group stated.
Several prime Nepalese political leaders from totally different events have slammed Oli for making “senseless and irrelevant” remarks and requested him to withdraw his controversial assertion. In a press release, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday clarified that the remarks made by Prime Minister Oli “are not linked to any political subject and have no intention at all to hurt the feelings and sentiments of anyone.”
It additional harassed that his remarks “were not meant to debase the significance of Ayodhya and the cultural value it bears.”
“As there have been several myths and references about Shri Ram and the places associated with him, the Prime Minister was simply highlighting the importance of further studies and research of the vast cultural geography the Ramayana represents to obtain facts about Shri Ram, Ramayana and the various places linked to this rich civilization,” the ministry stated.
Nepal’s former prime minister Baburam Bhattarai has stated, “PM Oli’s statements have crossed the limit. Extremism only creates trouble.”
In his sarcastic comment, Bhattarai stated, “Now let’s hope to hear the new Ramayan of Kaliyug from PM Oli.” Senior chief of the ruling NCP Bam Dev Gautam stated that Prime Minister Oli ought to withdraw his controversial remarks on Ayodhya. “Such senseless and irrelevant remarks made by a person of high position will damage the country’s prestige,” stated Bishnu Rijal, deputy chief of the Publicity Committee of the ruling social gathering.
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