KATHMANDU, June 12: Bagmati Province Assembly member Narottam Baidya has apologized for his controversial statement against the Prime Minister and taken it back.
In the very beginning of Saturday’s session of the Bagmati Province Assembly, Baidya demanded time from the Speaker and explained that his statement came out of emotion.
Taking part in the deliberations on policies and programmes for the fiscal year 2078/ 79 (2021-22) on Friday, Baidya said that Nathuram Godse, the assassin of Mahatma Gandhi, was needed to control the arbitrary acts of the Prime Minister and he was ready to become Godse if necessary. The statement sparked controversy from all quarters and he withdrew his statement as per the direction of Nepali Congress (NC).
Earlier, the NC where the leader is associated with