Opposition Nepali Congress on Wednesday strongly condemned Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s controversial statements on Ayodhya and stated that he has “misplaced the ethical and political foundation” to rule the nation.
The social gathering additionally sought the official stand of the ruling Communist Occasion of Nepal (NCP) and the federal government on the Prime Minister’s remarks that Ayodhya lies in Birgunj and Lord Ram was born in Nepal.
In an announcement, Nepali Congress spokesperson Bishwo Prakash Sharma stated his social gathering “strongly disagrees with the Prime Minister’s current statements and behavior”.
He stated Prime Minister Oli has “misplaced the ethical and political foundation to manipulate” the nation.
“Whether or not the Prime Minister’s assertion is the official view of the federal government or not, it needs to be made clear,” he stated.
“It’s unlucky that in such grim occasions, the Prime Minister’s duties stand at one nook whereas his actions stand on the different,” he stated.
“It’s upto the ruling CPN to determine whether or not to completely change the Prime Minister’s pondering, working model, expression and motion or to vary the Prime Minister himself,” Mr Sharma stated.
Mr Oli is already dealing with robust opposition from his personal social gathering leaders who’re urgent for his resignation over his autocratic model of functioning and former anti-India assertion.
“Prime Minister Oli has forgotten the practices, Structure and sensitivity and working the federal government on his private whim,” Sharma stated within the assertion.
Nepali Congress youth chief and Parliament Member from Kathmandu Gagan Thapa has stated that Prime Minister Oli made the assertion intentionally to avoid wasting his chair at a time when inner feud was occurring throughout the ruling social gathering. “It is a deliberate try to avoid wasting his chair by the technique of political stunt,” he tweeted.
A number of prime Nepalese political leaders from completely different events have slammed KP Oli for making “mindless and irrelevant” remarks and requested him to withdraw his controversial assertion.
In an announcement, the Ministry of Overseas Affairs on Tuesday clarified that the remarks made by Prime Minister Oli “aren’t linked to any political topic and haven’t any intention in any respect to harm the emotions and sentiments of anybody.”
It additional careworn that his remarks “weren’t meant to debase the importance of Ayodhya and the cultural worth it bears.”
“As there have been a number of myths and references about Shri Ram and the locations related to him, the Prime Minister was merely highlighting the significance of additional research and analysis of the huge cultural geography the Ramayana represents to acquire info about Shri Ram, Ramayana and the assorted locations linked to this wealthy civilisation,” the ministry stated.
Nepal’s former Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai has stated, “PM Oli’s statements have crossed the restrict. Extremism solely creates bother.”
Senior chief of the ruling NCP Bam Dev Gautam stated that Prime Minister Oli ought to withdraw his controversial remarks on Ayodhya.
“Such mindless and irrelevant remarks made by an individual of excessive place will injury the nation’s status,” stated Bishnu Rijal, deputy chief of the Publicity Committee of the ruling social gathering.