RPP to contest in upcoming National Assembly election


December 7, 2023


RPP to contest in upcoming National Assembly election

Rajendra Lingden, Chairman of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RSP)/File

KATHMANDU: The Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) is set to participate in the forthcoming National Assembly election scheduled for January 25 next year.

The decision was reached during a meeting of the party’s central executive committee held on Thursday.

In light of this resolution, the party has assigned Vice Chairman Buddi Man Tamang the responsibility of garnering support and engaging in discussions with other political entities.

As per Article 86 (3) of the Constitution of Nepal, the term of office of one-third of the NA members is about to expire on March 3, 2024, and there is a legal provision that the election must be organised 35 days before the positions go vacant (January 29, 2024) in line with the National Assembly Member Election Act, 2075.

The term of office of the total 20 NA members (19 elected ones and one nominated from the government) is expiring on March 3, 2024.