KATHMANDU: Minister for Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation Padma Kumari Aryal has defended the disputed Guthi Bill.
She has argued that the bill would safeguard the country’s religion, culture, tradition and originality.
Minister Aryal’s statement was on the contrary to many lawmakers who are against the bill viewing it would destroy religion and culture.
“Guthi Bill is not against the constitution, it favors the constitution. Do not cast doubts. Discussions can be held on making the bill much better,” said the Minister responding to queries raised on the matter at today’s meeting of the National Assembly.