Demanding monarchy is a criminal activity: PM
Kathmandu, May 6: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has asserted that some forces demanding the reinstatement of the monarchy in the country is an attack on public and criminal activity.
In the meeting of the Republic Day Main Organizing Committee held in the Ministry of Home Affairs today, PM Oli underscored the need to make the Republic Day a cause for celebration among the public.
According to him, principal of inheritance on the basis of birth and seniority practiced in the monarchy was hypocrisy and clarified that “Republic is the face of the democracy based on a competitive system.
On a different note, PM Oli commented that President Bidya Devi Bhandari’s mention of ‘My government’ while presenting government’s policies and programmes for fiscal year 2019/20 on May 3 was in line with the international practice.