Mohan Bahadur Basnet, Minister for Information and Communications said the Constitution would come into full implementation after conducting third phase of local polls, provincial and parliamentary elections.
Sher Bahadur Deuba is said to enjoy a good rapport with prominent Indian leaders, which could potentially aid him in arresting the increasing disenchantment between the Madhesis and the hill people. He has also promised to amend the new Constitution to fulfill the demands of the Madhesi people.
Constitutional experts say, Koirala will automatically cease to be a Prime Minister on September 27 if there is no last minute rescheduling or postponement of the constitution’s promulgation scheduled for Sunday.
Nepal’s seventh constitution in 67 years was promulgated in Kathmandu on Sunday. Apart from the seven provisions to which New Delhi has objected — the source of violent Madhesi protests along the border with India — what else does it contain?