11 Nov, Kathmandu- Lawmakers speaking in the Special Hour in today’s meeting of the parliament, have raised various burning issues and suggested the government for effective results on these issues.
Lawmakers and former Finance Ministers due Dr Ram Sharan Mahat and Surendra Pandey alerted the government that black money could be converted into white in this confused stage caused by Indian government’s step of banning its currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denominations in the market.
Mahat further suggested the government to clear the confusion regarding the Indian government’s step of banning its currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denomination after reports of such confusions started pouring in from different trading towns across the country.
Similarly, Pandey opined that the Indian government’s step would help uplift Nepal’s national economy in the future. He said that it had delivered the message that people should not deposit foreign currency for long.
Likewise, lawmaker Chitra Bahadur KC opined for holding local bodies’ elections soon. He expressed worry over the silence of major parties as country was witnessing foreign intimidation on every issues including amending the constitution.
Lawmaker Dr Rajan Bhattarai asked the government’s response on Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba’s recent trip to Goa, India, where he is said to have shared the podium with a representative of the Tibetan government in exile. He said that such controversial participation raises questions on country’s diplomatic gravitas.
Similarly, lawmakers, Aman Lal Modi, Geeta Kshetri, Shiv Chandra Chaudhary, Hari Charan Sah, Sushila Nepal and Pratiksha Mukhiya also raised their voices on contemporary issues in the meeting. RSS