Madhesi parties protest against forced swearing-in in Nepal

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Kathmandu, Aug 28 (ANI): The Madhesi parties has asked Nepal President Dr Ram Baran Yadav to find a respectable way out to Vice President Parmananda Jha's oath-retaking controversy.

Top leaders of the Madhesi Janadhikar Forum (Loktantric), the Terai Madhesh Democratic Party (TMDP) and the Sadbhawana Party met President Yadav and criticized the Supreme Court (SC) for the verdict it passed in the case.

They also warned that if the order of Supreme Court is implemented then 'its consequences could be serious'.

Talking to reporters after the meeting, Sadbhawana Party's chairman Rajendra Mahato said that the court order has directly fueled the language war and that if it is implemented then its might have serious consequences.

"So we asked the President to find a respectable way out to this impasse, "Nepalnews quoted him as saying.

Mahato said President Yadav appeared to be very positive towards their demands and had assured them that he will discuss the issue with the government.

The Supreme Court's had issued an order on Sunday that President Jha will have to retake fresh oath in Nepali within seven days or else the post will be vacated. (ANI)

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