Bardibas, June 13: Minister for Education, Girirajmani Pokharel, today said the government was ready to address the demands of Madhes and the indigenous nationalities through constitution’s second amendment in agreement with the political parties.
Inaugurating the Martyr Memorial Waiting Lounge built with the support of Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction at Ram Nagar of Bhangaha – 4 of Mahottari, Minister Pokharel said the Nepali people, political parties and the government are capable of resolving their problems and neighbouring country’s advisory gossip was not necessary.
He added that the Eight Education Amendment Bill in process of verification following the parliamentary endorsement would herald a new wave in educational development in the country.
The waiting lounge with its capacity to accommodate 200 at one time was constructed at a total cost of Rs 1 million provided by the Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction, said Narayan Dahal, Chairman of the Construction Committee. Local people also donated labour valued at Rs 300,000.
The lounge will house full portraits of those from the same village who sacrificed their lives during various democratic movements and Maoist decade-long insurgency including Bhakta Bahadur Niraula, Krishna Giri, Bhesh Bahadur Niraula, Sugiyadevi Mahara and Shiva Shankar Chaudhary and materials featuring memories of their life.