Upendra Yadav exploring merger possibilities with NCP


KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Federal Socialist Forum Nepal Chair Updendra Yadav has been exploring the possibilities of unification with the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP).

A high placed source said on Tuesday that Yadav and NCP Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ recently held discussions on unification possibilities between the two parties.

Yadav, also the deputy prime minister and health minister, has already given a positive nod for the merger with NCP.

Sources have claimed that Yadav will be ready for the merger with NCP in a condition if he is offered the position of vice-chair in the largest party. Prachanda is also positive toward Yadav’s demand.