Kathmandu, Nepal, August 15, 2019: The Main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) has decided to give continuity to the previous committees in all 7,991 local bodies and electoral constituencies.
Central Working Committee (CWC) meeting of the party decided to run the local bodies and electoral constituencies with the interim structures until upcoming general convention of the party.
The NC has to hold elections in all the 7,991 wards, rural municipalities, municipalities, sub- metropolitan, metropolitan, federal and provincial constituencies, before14th General Convention.
The NC has made the interim decision citing the reason of time constraints to hold elections in all local bodies and electoral constituencies. However, the NC party has to form new committees in all seven provinces.
Following the agreement, the NC has also concluded to launch an orientation program for its general convention representatives with the aim to train the new inductees to build a special bond with the locals.
According to the party, the orientation program will be organized in all provincial capitals. Senior leaders including party president Sher Bahadur Deuba are scheduled to participate in the program.