25 June 2021, Kathmandu
Sundar Purkuti secretariat member of Nepal Communist Party(NCP) Bagmati province committee and chief advisor of Budhanilkantha municipality has taken over responsibility as member of the National Dalit Commission amidst a program on Friday.
As recommended by Constitutional Council on 26 Baisakh 2078 and appointed by president on 10 Ashar 2078, Purkuti has taken over responsibility taking oath from the president of National Dalit Commission.
Purkuti who has been identified as obedient and simple leader in party also worked as Bagmati in-charge in persecuted sector. Permanent resident of Budanilkantha Municipality-8 Purkuti has played important role supporting the public representatives for three years for the development of Budanilkantha Municipality who has faced resist from local leaders.
Purkuti who has also worked as the executive director of disregarded and persecuted dalit group conservation and development commitee, using the privilege provided by the present constitution has committed to work for the disadvantaged and marginalized community with honesty.
Purkuti has shared in social media “Though our country has become democratic republic country but still social and cultural malpractice are rampant. Such malpractice such as racial discrimination is one of the extreme social illness which has broken the prestige and self-dignity of many in dalit community. This has negatively affected them for economic, social and educational development. By addressing such issues, new constitution has included the rights of dalit community as fundamental rights.
Constitutional Dalit Commission has been formed in order to implement the objectives to fight against racial discrimination. I am committed to work for the welfare of dalit community as per the duty addressed in the laws and constitution of our country. I am very much confident to work collaborating with civil society and political parties to oivercome the problems faced by the community. I will honestly work for the benefit of the community advocating for the management of other act, laws and policies. I am committed to fulfill my responsibility as the member of the commission with my experience, knowledge and ability. “