Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba. (File Photo)
KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said consensus and collaboration were necessary for the protection of nationality and democracy.
The PM said this in a message of best wishes he gave today on the occasion of the National Unity and Reconciliation Day.
Prime Minister Deuba has stressed that reconciliation, dialogue, consensus and collaboration are always necessary among all the national forces committed to nationality and democracy.
Stating that the ‘national unity and reconciliation’ policy propounded by BP Koirala in course of the democracy movement of the country has high significance, PM Deuba has extended hearty best wishes on the occasion of the Day.
“BP Koirala had returned to Nepal from political exile in India with the goal of protecting the nationalism and establishing democracy despite of cases of life sentence against him by the then political regime. This Day has ever been motivating us all for our commitment toward patriotism and democracy,” he said.
The founder leader of the Nepali Congress, BP Koirala, had returned Nepal from political exile in India on Poush 16, 2033 BS (December 30, 1976) espousing the ‘national unity and reconciliation’ policy.
The Nepali Congress has been commemorating this day as the National Unity and Reconciliation Day.