NC leaders, including 22 central members, to announce Special Campaign for Sanatan Hindu State today


February 17, 2024


NC leaders, including 22 central members, to announce Special Campaign for Sanatan Hindu State today

Nepali Congress leaders making preparations for Special Campaign for Vedic Sanatan Hindu State/File photo.

KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress leaders including 22 central committee members, are set to formally announce a Special Campaign for the establishment of Sanatan Hindu Rashtra Nepal on Saturday.

Central Committee member Shankar Bhandari is scheduled to make the official announcement of the campaign today.

According to the co-coordinator and spokesperson of the campaign, Lokesh Dhakal, a proclamation assembly program has been scheduled for 12:30 PM today at Baneshwor Banquet, Kathmandu.

Even though this campaign was formed in 2071 BS under the leadership of Lakshman Ghimire, it is now being reorganized under the leadership of Bhandari.

Earlier, in the central committee meeting of the NC on Friday, 22 leaders, including central member Bhandari, presented a special supplementary proposal urging for the Vedic Sanatan Hindu perspective, including religious freedom, and demanded to be on the side of the establishment of the Sanatan Hindu state.

The signatories encompass central members such as Chandra Bhandari, Dilendra Prasad Badu, Pushpa Bhusal, Devendra Raj Kandel, Prakash Rasaili Snehil, Rangamati Shahi, Vidya Timalsina, Gehendra Giri, Sita Devkota, Arjun Jung Bahadur Singh, Sitakumari, Sarada Paudel, Champa Devi Khadka, and Nagina Yadav.

Additionally, central members Nripa Bahadur Bad, Sanjay Gautam, Bhim Parajuli, Dinesh Koirala, Mukta Kumari Yadav, and Dr. Dila Sangraula have also expressed their support for the Hindu state.

Similarly, NC Bagmati province president Indra Bahadur Baniya and Gandaki province president Shukra Raj Sharma have endorsed the document advocating for the Vedic Sanatan Hindu state with religious freedom.

They presented their concern with 22 signatures to the party president Sher Bahadur Deuba on Friday.