KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Nepali Congress leader Govinda Raj Joshi has filed his candidacy against senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel for the House of Representative election from Tanahu constituency-1.
Joshi registered his candidacy as an independent candidate at the election office since the party issued ticket to Poudel. The nomination filing for the second phase of election to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies (being conducted 128 constituencies of House of Representatives and 256 constituencies of State Assemblies in 45 districts) is underway. The second phase polls are scheduled for December 7.
Joshi has claimed that the party issued ticket to Poudel going against the sentiment of voters and party cadres.