Kathmandu, Sept 12 : The Nepali Congress and the CPN (UML) have begun discussion at their parliamentary parties on the programmes and policies unveiled by the government.
Despite being part of the current coalition government, some UML leaders have been critical of the government's programmes, which, they feel, have not addressed demand of the people adequately.
Nepali Congress, which has criticised the policies and programmes, is likely to file a long list of amendment while UML is expected to file few amendments.
The parliamentary secretariat has asked the parties to file their amendments to the programmes and policies by 5 p.m. today.
The Terai Madhes Loktantrik Party has also called its parliamentary party meeting to finalise its proposal for amendment.
The Rastriya Prajatantra Party, the Nepal Workers and Peasants Party and the other smaller parties have already announced that they would register proposals for amendment.
While unveiling the government programs on September 10, President Dr. Rambaran Yadav said that taking the peace process to its logical conclusion, bringing about socio-economic transformation and writing a new a Constitution on stipulated time will be the main priority of the government, Nepalnews reported.