Kathmandu, Nov. 8
Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has said Nepali people are engaged in the process of institutionalizing epoch-making-change with federal republic by establishing provinces, including Newar autonomous province.
Unveiling the statue of poet ‘Kavi Keshari’ Chittadhar Hridaya, erected at Ward no. 13 of Kathmandu Metropolitan City, amidst a programme this morning, Prime Minister Prachanda said the attitude of disturbing and hindering the process of epoch-making-change and implementation of government’s commitment for doing something new would be defeated if unity among Nepali people and federal government remains intact.
He said Nepali people would be able to create a foundation of peace, constitution and prospered Nepal and hand-over to future generation a new, peaceful and federal republic as gift.
Unified struggle against malpractices, negative attitudes and regressive elements is essential, said the Prime Minister, stressing that present achievement has been possible because of people’s fights for their languages, cultures and federalism. He stressed that in unity Nepali people would be successful in achieving their goals despite conspiracies of regressive forces.
He said Nepali people are facing challenges in driving the peace process to logical conclusion, writing constitution in time and beginning new process of development and they need national unity and resoluteness to face the challenges.
He elaborated that poet ‘Kavi Keshari’ Chittadhar is the persona that deepens Nepali people’s pride and Nepal Sambat is Nepali people’s era.
On the occasion, Prime Minister Prachanda released souvenir ‘Lumanti Pou’ published by Statue Construction Committee.
Sarbottan Dangol, Phanindra Bajracharya, Baikuntha Manandhar and Ram Sharan Dangol of the Committee, Keshari Laxmi Manandhar and Ashtamuni Gubhaju of Nepal Bhasha Parisad and others highlighted various aspects Kavi Keshari Hridaya’s life.
The statue has been constructed at the cost of nine hundred thousand rupees and among them Treasurer of Nepal Bhasha Parisad, Keshari Laxmi Manandhar provided six hundred thousand rupees. Remaining was assisted by Kathmandu Municipality City.