Birgunj, July 2: Intellectuals have said that constitution without federalism would not be acceptable.
At an interaction programme organized here today, they said federalism was indispensable for making a new Nepal that is prosperous, inclusive and democratic.
TU Sociology and Anthropology department Chief Dr. Binod Pokhrel said a federal state should be established with capacity and identity for equal participation and respect for each and every community.
At the programme presided over by Officiating Campus Chief of the campus, Janak Mahato, Assistant Campus Chief duo Pramod Gupta and Kurban Hawari, and Ram Autar Yadav also expressed their views.
Department Chief Pokhrel presented a working paper on the need of federalism, Dambar Chemjong on federalism and identity, Suresh Dhakal on federalism and existing political situation and journalist Chandrakishor Jha on federalism and Madhes.