Madhav Kumar refuses to resign as Nepal PM

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Kathmandu, Apr 2 (ANI): Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal on Friday said he would not submit his resignation at any cost.

Addressing a newly elected office bearers of the Reporters Club at Baluwatar this morning, Nepal said he has support from the majority of the Parliament members, adding no new government is in sight before the Constitution is promulgated.

He also charged that the main opposition UCPN (Maoist) has been spreading rumors about his resignation and trying to create confusion among the general public.

He also accused the Maoists of not being serious over his planning to integrate Maoist combatants within 30 days.

Saying that Maoist combatants will be integrated as per the Comprehensive Peace Accord, Nepal said the recent proposal of Maoists' Golden Handshake' was not possible.

On Thursday, during a meeting with leaders of the four left-wing fringe parties, Nepal said, he would not an obstacle if an understanding is reached to take the peace process to a logical conclusion and to promulgate the Constitution on May 28.

The present deadlock persists due to lack of a consensus on an ideological basis and that he would give way if such understanding requires him to do so, he said.

He further said that forming another government by gaining majority votes would not be the solution, Nepalnews reported. (ANI)

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