KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress (NC) has elected a new leadership in 61 districts through district conventions under the 14th General Convention.
The district convention has been completed in 14 districts of Pradesh 1 and 10 districts of Karnali Pradesh. The district convention has not started in in Pradesh 2, which has eight districts.
Out of the 61 districts where the convention has been held, Deuba faction has bagged presidents in 31 districts whereas Poudel faction has got victory in 27 districts.
Similarly, leader Krishna Prasad Sitaula faction has won in Jhapa and Baglung districts. Bedraj Singh, who was unanimously elected president of Jajarkot, has so far appeared neutral.
Similarly, the convention has not begun in Chitwan, Makwanpur, Sindhupalchowk, Sindhuli, Nawalparasi East of Gandaki Pradesh and Banke of Lumbini Pradesh.
Likewise, the convention has not started in Kailali and Achham districts of Sudurpashchim Pradesh. The district conventions will be held in all these districts after the general convention, said the NC election committee.
Nepali Congress is holding its 14th General Convention from December 10 to 12.