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UML’s Bhandari and Nepali Congress’s Rai file nominations for the post of president

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  Kathmandu, Nepal      March 07 2018

 

Kathmandu, Nepal: CPN-UML’s former vice president Bidhya Devi Bhandari, who is also the incumbent President, and Nepali Congress’s leader Laxmi Rai have filed their nominations for the election to the post of president, which is going to be held on March 13.

Bhandari was proposed by Madhav Kumar Nepal, Bhim Rawal, Ishwor Pokharel, Subash Chandra Nembang and Onsari Gharti Magar while Ram Bahadur Thapa, Bishnu Poudel, Gokarna Bista, Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal and Rabindra Adhikari seconded while fielding her in the post of president for the second term.

Likewse, Nepali Congress’s leader Rai was proposed by Man Bahadur Bishwakarma, Chitralekha Yadav, Parbati DC Chaudhary, Devendra Raj Kandel and Surendra Raj Panday while Sarita Prasain, Sujata Pariyar, Mekhlal Shrestha, Shiva Chandra Chaudhary and Radha Ghale seconded while fielding her in the post of president.

Though the Nepali Congress was not willing to field its candidate for the post of the president as has no majority in the parliament, it had decided to field its candidate after CPN UML decided to field incumbent President Bhandari for the second term.