NC fails to decide on candidate for upcoming by-election

Dainik Nepal Apr 02, 2024 | 22:26

Kathmandu: Nepali Congress has not decided on the candidates to field in the upcoming by-election to be held in two constituencies on April 27.

The party convened a meeting here on Tuesday to discuss the party’s candidates by-election to be held in Ilam Constituency no 2 and Bajhang constituency no 1 Province ‘A’ but to no avail.

Min Bahadur Bishwakarma, Chief of Party’s Department of Information, Communication and Publicity, told that party’s parliamentary board and central work execution committee held the meetings on Tuesday, the meetings could not finalize the names of the candidates to contest in the upcoming by-election. “There was an intensive discussion on the candidates. Discussion on the aspirants recommended by the party for the by-election will be held tomorrow and candidates will be decided tomorrow.”

The party’s Central Working Committee meeting has been called for 2:00 pm on Wednesday to finalize the candidates, he said. CPN (UML), Rastriya Swatantra Party and Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) among others have decided their party candidates for the upcoming by-elections.


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