UML urges government to withdraw arrest warrant issued against leaders of Chand group
KATHMANDU: The main opposition CPN-UML has urged the government to withdraw the arrest warrant issued against the leaders of Communist Party of Nepal led by Netra Bikram Chand.
Speaking at a meeting of the House of Representatives on Tuesday, UML Parliamentary Party Chief Whip Bishal Bhattarai said that they have heard that the government is taking further action against the leaders of Chand group. If that is true then the government should take back its decision, he said.
Saying that the KP Oli-led government brought the rebel force into the peaceful politics through an agreement, he stressed that the agreement should be implemented.
Bhattarai said that the government should not compelled the Chand group to adopt the path of violence again.
Similarly, CPN (Maoist Centre) lawmaker Aman Lal Modi said that the government should withdraw the arrest warrant by implementing the agreement.
Likewise, Yasodha Gurung of the Maoist Centre expressed her dissatisfaction over issuing an arrest warrant against the leaders of Chand group. She demanded that the government withdraw the warrant at the earliest.