Friday, October 05, 2007

NBA submits memo to PM for timely CA polls
Nepal Bar Association (NBA) on Thursday submitted a memornadum to the Office of the Prime Minister at Singhadurbar to press the government and the seven parties to hold the Constituent Assembly (CA) elections as scheduled on November 22.
The NBA office bearers also staged a demonstration at its central office at Ramshahpath. They were expected to submit the scheduled to memorandum to Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala this afternoon but submitted it to Prime Minister's office after they could not get an appointment with the PM at latter's official residence at Baluwatar.
The memorandum also stressed actions to be taken those involved in criminal activities to end impunity, and special security plan to be made to ensure security of life and property of law practitioners and to resolve problems surfaced regarding right to profession.
Stating that recent strikes and other unruly activities have obscured the possibility of the elections, NBA has submitted a seven-point memorandum to the Prime Minister, said NBA president Bishwo Kanta Mainali.
District-based advocates also submitted memorandum to the Chief District Officers, Mainali added.

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