Monday 19th February 2024

“By arresting Jhakri, the government exposed the authoritarian character”

Published on : 11 February, 2021 2:45 pm

Kathmandu : The Prachanda-Nepal faction of the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) has strongly opposed the arrest of central member Ram Kumari Jhakri.

Spokesperson Narayan Kaji Shrestha said in a statement on Thursday that the arrest had exposed the undemocratic, authoritarian and totalitarian character of the current government.

Mentioning that no person or organization involved in politics in a democracy can be above criticism, the statement said that to see political criticism as a crime against the state is nothing but serious delusion, prejudice and arbitrariness.

The statement condemned the arrest and demanded his immediate and unconditional release.

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