Civil society accused of being party faithful
Kathmandu, March 19 (RSS): CPN-UML leader Subash Nembang has said that the development of the country is not possible without putting an end to corruption and establishing good governance.
Speaking at an interaction on 'Peace, Stability and Development: Intensive Civic Dialogue' organised by the Human Rights Foundation Nepal and Civil Society for Peace and Development here Sunday, he said the civil society should assess both the good and bad deeds taking place in the country. He accused the civil society of being a group of party faithful.
On a different note, the former Speaker said political interference began since Khilraj Regmi became the chair of the Council of Ministers and also the Chief Justice, against the principle of separation of power.
At the programme, CPN (MC) spokesperson Pampha Bhusal stressed on democratizing the state institutions and making them trust worthy. President of Federal Socialist Forum Nepal Upendra Yadav said institutional corruption and mafia were rooted in the country, and called for a strong role of the civil society to consolidate democracy.
Nepali Congress leader Dr Minendra Rijal accused the government of trying to weaken the constitutional bodies.