MAR 19, KATHMANDU. Minister for Home Affairs Madhav Prasad Ghimire has said that the incumbent government was working vigorously to fulfill Nepali people’s desire to promulgate new constitution through election.
Addressing the 11th anniversary of the National Dalit Commission in Lalitpur today, Minister Ghimire expressed the determination that the government formed through political consensus would hold the election.
He said the government was formed to hold free and fair election to the Constituent Assembly (CA).
Stating that it was necessary to formulate the Racial Discrimination and Untouchability (Crime and Punishment) Regulations to make the Commission strong, the Home Minister said that he would extend the necessary support to that end.
He said it was necessary to end racial discrimination and untouchability as such activities are against the human rights.
On the occasion, Home Minister Ghimire honoured various people including former Chairman of the Commission, Padam Singh Bishwokarma, Tek Tamrakar, Dhansar Bishwokarma and Ram Ratan Harijan for their contribution to the Dalit movement.
Chairperson of the Commission, Sushila Shripali (Thakuri), said that the government should provide support to make the commission strong. RSS