It’s a poetic push that some hope will end differences among major parties in Nepal and help the country get its new constitution on time.
With 45 days left for Nepal to adopt a new constitution, a group of poets under the banner of Parijat Smriti Kendra will recite poems outside residences of senior politicians to push for a timely statute.
The poetry sessions would begin on Wednesday, the start of the Nepalese new year, outside the Naya Bazaar residence of opposition Maoist chief Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ in Kathmandu.
Poems that inspired millions to come out to the streets during the pro-democracy movements in 1990 and 2006 would be recited by the poets outside the residences of ‘Prachanda’ and other leaders.
“This tactic is to pressurize leaders to arrive at a consensus to draft the constitution before the May 28 deadline and take the peace process to a logical conclusion,” said Sneh Sayami, coordinator of the organisation.