Kathmandu: Maoist party, which was
claiming for the leadership of the new government in Nepal,
has shown some flexibility in its stance as it decided to open
all the options for the post of Prime Minister.
On conclusion of the standing committee meeting of the
Maoist party, the largest party in the Nepal`s Constituent
Assembly, its spokesman Dinanath Sharma today said that the
party was still in favour of consensus for the post of the
He told media that the party has kept the options from
within and outside the party for the July 21 election for the
post of Prime Minister for the sake of peace and constitution.
Earlier, the party had decided that only party
chairman Prachanda can be the Prime Ministerial candidate and
the Maoists will not join government other than one led by the
The Maoists Saturday held talks with Nepali Congress to
discuss matters relating to the formation of the new
government. But the talks ended inconclusively.
However, the two big parties have decided to continue
the talks for the sake of consensus.