Leaders of the proposed Democratic Socialist Party at the Election Commission. (Photo: news karkhana)
KATHMANDU: Leaders of the proposed Democratic Socialist Party (DSP) who have applied for the registration of the party have reached the Election Commission (EC) for verification.
DSP leaders including Mahanta Thakur, Rajendra Mahato and others have reached the commission’s office for verification Wednesday.
The Election Commission had summoned the Madhav Nepal-led CPN-Unified (Socialist) and the Mahantha Thakur-led Democratic Socialist Party (DSP) for identification.
The Thakur-Mahato faction defected from Janata Samajwadi Party to form Democratic Samajwadi Party (DSP).
Leader Nepal-led CPN-United and Thakur-led DSP had filed an application with the EC seeking registrations of their parties on Friday.
The EC will take a decision in this regard by verifying both the parties between 10:30 am and 2 pm on Wednesday.
The Election Commission is preparing to issue party registration certificates today after identifying the leaders of both the proposed parties.