House body seeks suggestions on bill relating to National Dalit Commission

  December 20, 2016 By: INSEC

The house body has started taking recommendations from the concerned stakeholders and expert over the bill regarding the National Dalit Commission.

The legislature Parliament, Social justice and Human Rights Committee has begun to take recommendations from December 20 by organizing discussion program according to RSS. The committee has also formed sub-committee to speed up and conclude the bills regarding Muslim, Tharu, Madhesi, indigenous and National Inclusive Commission.

Committee president Sushil Kumar Shrestha said that wide and detailed discussions were underway on the bill in a bid to give justice to the Dalit community that had been suppressed for centuries.
Joint secretary of the Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development Hari Prasad Poudel said there is possibility for making some corrections to the draft of the bill prepared as per the spirit of the constitution after consultations with Ministries of Law and Finance and the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers.
He also stressed the need for making a wide range of corrections and an amendment to the proposed bill as it has been brought without much regard to the spirit of the constitution.
Also on the occasion, advocate Shyam Kumar Bishwokarma pointed out that the bill fails to ensure the representation of women within the Dalit community.


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