You can delude people sometimes but you cannot deceive them all the time – do not think Nepali are living in post-April Uprising and post Maoist insurgency era, Mr. KP Bhattarai. You may never change your mindset as one of the founders of NC but Nepali people have changed radically and we know our aspiration for our nation precisely. Because we have fought for it and we are far ahead of even any political party leaderships.
We are the sovereign people that can lead the nation. Political party leaderships, who are sensitive to follow our aspiration as their guidelines will succeed. We the people have mandated the future of Nepal and accordingly we will construct a new democratic Nepal. Convey these facts to your disreputable feudal lords and your extremist Hindus.
Surely, Mr. Bhattarai your democratic principles are feudalistic thus they are obsolete. If your principles of democracy were not obsolete then you could have been actively involved in the people's movement II. Your position on BP's national reconciliation policy thus proves that all your life you have been fighting for the feudal monarchy in the pretext of democracy. 'Why did you do that?' – has been our question for a long time that we have got your straight answer this time. But if we spit that out then your convoluted political dignity will be vaporized from the pages of the nation's history. For your information, we have reached the point in time that we can no longer afford to respect those political dignitaries who have both political and personal double standard.
We are now going to postmortem your opinion that calls for the relevance of the NC's national reconciliation policy to keep the monarchy powerful with the excuse of the constitutional monarchy. We are going to dispute your argument that the monarchy has sustained the nationality, independence and democracy in Nepali history. We can simply say your reasoning for the revival of the policy is irrelevant, and is based on feudal propaganda. Your attempt to bring this issue in the new political spectrum of the nation after the April Uprising is disgraceful. Obviously you are trying to downplay the people's mandate and support of the international communities.
Your reasoning that monarchy has unifying role for religious, cultural, ethnic and political group is based on feudal propaganda and it is devoid of the historical facts. For example, in last two hundred and fifty years history Shah Regime has turned the nation Hindu kingdom based on the caste system or a social stratification that has still justified the discriminations against humanity. No religious, cultural, ethnic and political organizations were unified under the Hindu nation with one party autocracy. How much Hindu kingdom has committed human rights violations perpetually under its feudal caste system and state law records are not yet set. The modern historian with human rights expertise will soon get into that. History will find you too accountable for your spiritual indifference to the suffering of people of Nepal.
In a new political development of Nepal there is no vengeance against the monarchy. We do not know whether you are capable of adopting the aspiration of the people of Nepal. But we are simply pointing the fact that the institution of the monarchy has failed in every way – NC way or feudal way for the people and the nation. We can no longer afford the institution of the monarchy under the current economic national status as one of the poorest nations of the world. It is historical fact that the institution of the monarchy has great resentment against the practice of the multi-party democracy in its blood. It is genetically addicted to the feudal oligarchic power of governance. Unless we legitimately abolish it we will be doomed with its devilish hunger of power in the name of Hindu king. Therefore, there is no place for the feudal oligarchic monarchy in a new democratic Nepal. CA elections are therefore vital for us to make historic decision.
Again your statement that the king has no choice except support the democracy has no relevance to the status of a power scraped monarchy unless you do not believe in the legitimacy of the Interim Parliament. If so then you are the most disgraceful NC leader who likes to keep people ignorant and powerless. You would be remembered one of the scandalous politicians who liked to endorse divide and rule tactics of the feudal oligarchic monarchy.
NC no longer can follow your party guideline. GP Koirala, as the Prime Minister of Nepal who has honestly followed the aspiration of people as mandated will lead Nepal to the successful CA elections. His astounding adoptability and fortitude to take responsibility for people of Nepal will make him nationally and internationally honorable. Eventually, his dedication and commitment to the people's democracy will lead the future of a united new Nepali Congress party. Moreover, Nepali Congress party's CWC members' decision to indorse federal democratic republic has absolutely strengthened the aspiration of people of Nepal. Obviously, future of NC depends on this decision for its new generation to carry on with the party. This is the time for GP Koirala to make the history for the great socialist leader BP Koirala as the co-founder of NC.
In every aspect of people's mandate the interim government and the Parliament must comply with - from removing the roadblocks of CA elections to the appointments of the qualified international diplomats, Supreme Court justices and NHRC. Those individuals such as Shailaja Acharya, who sidelined the April Uprising, who downplayed the movement and remained indifferent like KP Bhattarai should not be approved for the appointment by the Constitutional Council. Constitutional Council must be very careful with those individuals against whom people have filed legitimate complaints. If Constitutional Council fails then consequence will be adverse for people to have hope in democracy. Moreover, the just and democratic decision will pave the way for the successful CA elections.
Sept 10, 2007
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