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NC ‘mandates’ party President Deuba for formal nomination of candidates
The Central Work Execution Committee (CWEC) meeting of the ruling Nepali Congress has mandated party President and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to formally send the candidate nomination letter to the candidates based on the criteria set by the party.
The CWEC meeting held at the party office Sanepa on Saturday morning made five different decisions related to the general election.
The meeting decided to assign President Deuba the responsibility to provide ‘formal letter of candidate nomination’ to the candidates nominated by the party.
Maoist Center will be in leadership again: Prachanda
CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has expressed his confidence that his party will take leadership of the country again.
Addressing the seventh annual general meeting of the Posta Bahadur Bogati Memorial Foundation organized at the party’s central office in Kathmandu on Saturday, chairperson Dahal claimed that if his party would reach the leadership again provided it went to election united and acknowledging the public’s sentiments.
Calling for unity among the people and group having the similar ideologies, Dahal argued that the need of the hour was to move forward uniting all the leftist ideologies.
UML Chair Oli and RPP Chair Lingden discuss electoral alliance
CPN-UML Chairman KP Oli and Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) Chairman Rajendra Lingden discussed a possible electoral alliance in the November 20 elections.
In the meeting held in Balkot last evening, the discussion focused on issues such as forging an alliance in the elections to the House of Representatives and State Assembly to be held on November 20.
“The two leaders discussed the possibility of an electoral alliance between UML and RPP in the upcoming elections,” an RPP leader said.
NC disgruntled faction led by Koirala faction demands 40 percent seats in Nov 20 elections
Disgruntled faction of the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) led by leader Dr. Shekhar Koiraka has demanded 40 percent seats in the November 20 elections to the House of Representatives and Province Assembly.
The Koirala faction demanded 40 percent seats from NC President Sher Bahadur Deuba at a time when the latter is planning to forge an electoral alliance of more than five political parties.
Mayor Balen meets Niharika at hospital
Kathmandu Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Balen Shah has met Niharika Rajput who is undergoing treatment in the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital after her self-immolation attempt.
Niharika has been agitating for a long time at the Maitighar in Kathmandu, demanding the DNA test of her child born from rape and tried to burn herself in front of the President’s office, on Friday, accusing the government of turning deaf ears to her demands.
Nepal sees 263 new coronavirus cases, two deaths in past 24 hours
Nepal recorded a total of 263 new cases of coronavirus and two deaths in the past 24 hours as of Saturday.
Of the confirmed cases, 162 were detected through the RT-PCR method and 101 through the Antigen method.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, a total of 3,165 swab samples were tested in the past 24 hours.