Kathmandu, July 21
Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba has described the late popular leader BP Koirala as the towering personality of a small country and a far-sighted statesman.
He said this while addressing a virtual programme organised by the party’s Information, Communications and Publicity Department to mark the 38th Memorial Day of popular leader the late BP Koirala today. Stating that the democratic socialism thought of the late leader has become more relevant at present, he said the main political way of Nepal at present is the path in line with the BP thought and faith.
“We can achieve the goal of prosperity only by following the path enunciated by the late leader BP Koirala,” he opined. The leader of the main opposition party in parliament, Deuba said solutions to problems the nation is facing should be sought with the spirit of national unity and conciliation by means of the late BP’s thought and analysis in the context of special debate presently taking place in the country on the issue of nationality.
Party central member and socialist thinker Pradeep Giri fielded queries related to BP thought put up by programme moderator Dr Suresh Acharya and the participants from within the country and abroad. Bouddhanath area cleaned to mark BP memorial day Meanwhile, a cleaning programme was organised at Bouddhanath area today on the occasion of the 38th memorial day of Nepali Congress founding leader the late BP Koirala. The Kathmandu District chapter of Nepal Tarun Dal, the youth wing of the Nepali Congress, organised the cleaning programme.
Addressing the programme, party central committee member Ambika Basnet said the Nepali Congress could not be strong unless the internal rift in the party was sorted out amicably. She urged the party to reach out to the people.
Tarun Dal Kathmandu president Krishnaji Khadka said the party should strongly raise voice regarding the people’s grievances and problems. Bagmati state legislator Chiring Dorje Lama, Gokarneshwor municipality mayor Santosh Chalise, deputy mayor Shanti Nepal, Nepal Women’s Association Kathmandu president Bishnu Devi Pudasaini also participated in the cleaning programme.