Voting process begins in Press Chautari general convention

BIRATNAGAR: The election process in the ongoing seventh general convention of the CPN (UML) aligned journalists – Press Chautari Nepal—began from this morning in Biratnagar.

Rajendra Aryal and Bishnu Rijal have filed their candidacy for the chieftain in election. Rijal is a trusted lieutenant and blue-eyed boy of former prime minister and UML senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal.

Similarly, Sharad Adhikari, Durga Prasad Sharma and Prakash Khatiwada have filed their candidacies for the post of senior vice-chairman.

Likewise, Madhav Nepal, Lukky Chaudhary and Badri Khanal are the three candidates for the post of general secretary.  The general convention would elect a 59-member new committee of the Chautari. The voting would begin from 1 pm this afternoon and would last at 4:00 pm.