KATHMANDU, Nov 10: Nepali Congress President Sushil Koirala has lauded the struggle and sacrifice the late leader Ganeshman Singh made for the sake of the country.
At a program organized by the Ganeshman Singh and People´s Movement Martyr Memorial Peace Foundation in the capital on Saturday, President Koirala said leader Singh was a source of inspiration for those involved in the democratic movements.
Similarly, he urged all parties to follow the path of cooperation shown by leader Singh, reasoning it would help protect the achievements of the 2062/063 Movement.
On the occasion, CPN-UML Chairman Jhalanath Khanal reminded that it was leader Singh´s initiative that led to the collapse of autocratic panchayat system through people´s movement in 2046BS. He also pointed out the need of adhering to the path charted by leader Ganeshman Singh.
General Secretary of the Nepali Congress and leader Ganeshman´s son, Prakash Man Singh, said present government should learn from leader Ganeshman for the sake of democracy, federalism and republic.
Dr Mathura Prasad Shrestha was honoured with the Gold Medal on the occasion.