20 June, Frontline Information Center, Parbat
Youth of Parbat district demands for powerful youth commission in constitution to address all youth problem and youth friendly state
Monday, in a interaction program organized by Frontline Nepal jointly with Youth Initiative, Kathmandu in a coordination of National Federation of Youth Nepal (NYFN) Parbat and SEED-Nepal, “Youth Perspective on Draft of Nepal Constitution-2072” almost youth focuses on the autonomous youth commission in constitution as other social inclusive commission are presented there. Political and student youth leaders, social youth activist and representatives of youth clubs of Parbat district (total 42 youth) were participated in the program.
Almost youth raise their voice of anger against the draft of constitution for even there is difficult to find word ‘Youth’. They depict conclusion over the draft of constitution is that ‘youth have nothing to be excited; it is not securing the sustainable peace, governance and national prosperity. As unemployment and brain drain is the main problem of the Nepali youth, nation should give first priority to address the capable youth human resource for the national prosperity’. They advise to make correction over the loose provision of unemployment allowance.
‘It would be better to secure the right of nation secured short-term compulsory employment rather than allowance’ suggestion by Zonal leader of Youth Federation, Nepal Arjun Paudel. He demands ‘provision of powerful youth commission should put to address overall youth related issues.’
Milan Subedi, district chair of Nepal Student Union expresses his fury against the Adult political leader for undermining the youth potentiality. He said ‘always they use youth as mass and muscle only, so need to focus on productive and creative youth’. He added ‘this can be fulfilling by the autonomous youth commission.’ He also demand to fix the age line of political leader.
Dipak Acharya, central committee member of Young Communist League focuses his idea ‘ securing the political progress till now and leading of national economic progress ahead is only the way of national growth.’ He added ‘this draft has many loose points to secure sustainable governance, peace and prosperity.’ He also demands to focus over the proper utilization of national and youth human resource for the national economic progress and national prosperity, ‘provision of Youth Commission can secure youth potentiality’ he said.
In the program district coordinator of Civil Society Leader, advocate Jagadish Sharma Paudel presents overview on the draft of Constitution. Central member of National Federation of Non Government Organization Gobinda Pahadi, Devi Timilsina, past president of civil society, Parbat, Advisor of Frontline Nepal, Lecturer Ghanshyam Paudel speaks about inner content of the Draft of Constitution. Shiv Prasad Sharma, founder chair and director of Frontline Nepal present objectives, topics matter and rules of interaction. District coordinator of NYFN, Ganesh Giri chairs the program and Ashish Paudel, Program coordinator of Frontline Nepal facilitates the program.