KATHMANDU- CPN-UML Chairperson KP Sharma Oli has urged one and all to be active from their respective places to end inhuman practice of caste and racial based discrimination and untouchability.
In a message on the occasion of 58th International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination today, Chair Oli shared that it was necessary to launch awareness campaign from all walks of life of the society to end racial discrimination.
“Though the laws have restricted inhuman practices like untouchability, it has not been completely eradicated. It is necessary to launch awareness from all walks of life of the society”, reads the message.
Saying the UML has been fighting against discrimination based on caste, gender, religion and culture, he opined the UML-led government had played a leading role in policy-level reform for economic empowerment and social dignity of victims of social discrimination.
The message reads, “All types of caste-based discrimination, injustice, superstition, crime, deprivation and violence should be ended to fulfill national aspiration ‘Prosperous Nepal, Happy Nepali’.”