Parties’ agenda must be for social, economic development: NC leader Thapa

Health Minister Gagan Thapa cancer

SURUNGA, June 21: Nepali Congress central member Gagan Kumar Thapa today said agenda of all political parties should be focused on social and economic development.

Talking to media-persons at Birtamod of Jhapa, the former Health Minister urged people not to take the new local-level granted with more than 50 percent rights normally and choose rights candidates capable of leading the local bodies to the path of development and prosperity.

He also expressed his hope that Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal which was threatening to boycott the upcoming local-level elections would come to a consensus and join the poll. NC would make initiatives towards that end. RSS