Mahanta Thakur hails govt’s decision to postpone election in Province 2

Mahantha Thakur

KATHMANDU, June 15: Senior leader of Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) Mahanta Thakur has hailed the government’s decision to postpone the local level election in Province 2.

“We welcome the government’s decision. We won’t participate in election until the constitution amendment bill is endorsed,” Thakur said to Reporters’ Club Nepal President Rishi Dhamala.

A meeting of ruling parties and the RJPN leaders on Thursday decided to postpone the election in Province 2.

Meanwhile, The date of candidates filing for the local election has also been deferred for two days. The filing date was previously scheduled for June 16.

The election is in province 1, 5 and 7 will be held in the previously declared date June 28.