TMDP in support of Maoist led Govt. in Nepal

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Kathmandu, Aug 14 : The Terai Madhes Democratic Party (TMDP) leader and lawmaker Hridesh Tripathi today underscored the need of consensual government in Nepal and said that it must be led by the Maoist.

Speaking at a programme here, Tripathi said that the country would march forward riot if the Maoists are excluded from leading the government.

"The new government must be made by forging alliance with the Maoist, the Nepali Congress (NC) and the CPN-UML," he added.

He further said that they will not join the new government and also opined that they will be supporting the party which will implement the eight point agreement made during the Madhes upraise.

The Constituent Assembly (CA) is set to elect the Prime Minister on August 15.

Article 38 (2) of the Interim Constitution provides that the Prime Minister shall be elected through a majority of two-thirds of the members of the Legislature-Parliament, if consensus cannot be reached, Kantipur reported.

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