Radio Nepal, July 22: The 37th Memorial Day of first people Elected PM and revered litterateur BP Koirala has been marked at the country today.
Addressing to a symposium entitled “BP’s thought and current political status” organised by the Martyrs Memorial Foundation in the capital today to commemorate the 37th BP Memorial Day,
Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba claimed that BP Koirala’s democratic principle is being largely attacked. Nepali Congress President Deuwa further added any attempt to hamper the international norms and values of democracy won’t be tolerated.
He accused the government of attempting to attack on democracy by introducing the Media Council Bill and the Bill Related to the Human Rights Commission. He described the bills aiming to place a hook on human rights and the freedom of expression.
Similarly, addressing a proramme organized by BP Museum today in Kathmandu, Nepal Congress President Deuba said that the government has been trying to curb press freedom through media council bill. Therefore, the bill should be amended.
He also warded that if any attempt is made to curtail press freedom Nepali congress leads agitation from the house and the street together.
Meantime, Nepali Congress leader Dr Prakash Saran Mahat said that the dream of prosperous Nepal and Happy Nepali is not possible by weakening democratic norms.
On the occasion, Congress President Deuba honoured Martyrs Tejman Tumbahamfe with one hundred thousand cash and Rbindra Rai and Neesaru Miya with fifty thousand rupees cash.
Addressing a prgramme held at BP Museum Sundarijal today, Congress leader Prakash Saran Mahat said that present political crisis has been seen as the leaders lack the moral dignity and high level of vision.
Likewise, addressing a BP memorial day programme at Makawanpur today, Nepali Congress Senior leader Ram chandra Paudel said that the people have lost hope due to activities of the present government.
Likewise, Speaking at a programem in Banke Nepali Congress General Secretary Dr. Shashanka Koirala has said Nepali Congress has no alternative to unity for strengthening the party.
BP Koirala who was born on September 8,1917, passed away July 21, 1982. He has left famous literary creations in Nepali like Doshi chasma, Sumnima, Modi Aain, Tin ghumti and many more.