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All 133 members of Nepali Congress’ central working committee finalized

Deuba faction gets 82 percent of seats while Shekhar Koirala faction secures 16 percent


23 December 2021  

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KATHMANDU: The final result of the 14th general convention of Nepali Congress (NC) has been announced on Thursday.

The general convention held from December 10-13 saw an election for a total of 133 central members, including 13 office bearers.

Re-elected NC President Sher Bahadur Deuba backed candidates won one vice presidency and six joint general secretaries’ positions totaling seven office bearers’ posts. Dr. Shekhar Koirala faction had won one vice presidency and seat of general secretary, and two joint general secretaries i.e. four seats among office-bearers.

Backed by leader Prakash Man Singh,  Bishwa Prakash Sharma was elected as a joint general secretary.

Out of 123 central members, Deuba faction claimed seats of 101 central members and seven office bearers i.e. a whopping 109 seats in total; while Koirala faction won 19 central members’ seats and leader Singh-backed candidates won two posts.

Dr Shashank Koirala won central members with the popular vote and represented all three panels.

In overall, Deuba faction claimed 82 percent of the seats and Shekhar Koirala won 16 percent.

Shekhar Koirala has automatically become the central member.

The remaining 33 members in the 167-member central working committee will be nominated by the party president.

Publish Date : 23 December 2021 21:19 PM

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