JANAKPUR, Sept 10: Mayoral candidates of Janakpur sup-metropolitan city have expressed their commitment to develop Janakpur if they win the election.
Speaking during an interaction program organized by the Reporters’ Club Nepal in Janakpur on Sunday, the mayoral candidates shared that development and prosperity of Janakpur city was their top agenda.
Nepali Congress candidate Manoj Shah, speaking on the occasion, accused the CPN-UML of turning its face away from Madhes at the time of need.
He furthered that his top agenda was declaring Janakpur as the capital of Province 2.
Stating that national pride project like Postal Highway was initiated when NC was in the government, he claimed, “NC’s victory here in sub-metropolitan is certain.”
Former minister and leader Bimalendra Nidhi close Shah also lauded Nidhi on the occasion. He said, “Nidhi has devotedly worked for the development of not only Madhes but for the whole nation. People believe in Nepali Congress. NC will become the largest party in Province 2 election.”
Likewise, CPN (Maoist Center) candidate Chandra Shekhar Shah said that developing Janakpur as the tourist hub was his main agenda. He also assured that if he wins the election, he would make Janakpur one of the most prosperous cities of Nepal.
Independent candidate Deep Narayan Mahato put forward the concept of roads and green city for the development of Janakpur. He added that his agenda also included drinking water and sewage management.
Similarly, Sanjay Thakur, another independent candidate also said that his planning for Janakpur included development and prosperity of the city.
Bibeak Bhardhowj said that he registered his candidacy for the top post of city in order to ensure youth’s participation in national politics. The 22 year old Bhardhowj is contesting form Nepali Janata Dal. He also said the management of sewer system and drinking water management were his top agenda.
Federal Socialist Forum candidate Handa Raj Shah said that he has prioritized the agenda of developing Janakpur sup-metropolitan into metropolitan city.
Also, speaking on the occasion, club’s President Rishi Dhamala said that people would cast vote to the leaders who has the agendas of development of Janakpur.