Crisis in Nepal is internal: IndiaMay 4th, 2009 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Hours after Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda resigned as Nepal’s prime minister, India Monday pushed for “broadest possible political consensus” and hoped that the present crisis in its eastern neighbour is resolved in a manner which contributes to the early conclusion of the peace process.
Reacting to the crisis in Nepal sparked off after the sacking of the army chief and subsequent resignation of Prachanda, New Delhi struck a cautious note saying “what is happening in Nepal is internal to Nepal”.
“We wish Nepal well in its transition to a fully democratic polity and would hope that the present crisis is resolved in a manner which contributes to the early conclusion of the peace process,” External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee said in a statement.
“We would hope that the broadest possible political consensus would make it possible for Nepal to concentrate on the agreed task of constitution-making and of democratic transition.”