Nepali Congress to announce by-election candidates soon

KATHMANDU: The major opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has called a meeting of its office-bearers on Thursday to determine the names of candidates to vie for the upcoming by-election representing NC.

The by-election is scheduled for November 30 this year. According to NC’s chief secretary Krishna Prasad Poudel, the names of the candidates sent by NC’s local level, district level, and province-level will be discussed among the office-bearers before selecting them. The meeting will be held at NC’s President Sher Bahadur Deuba’s private residence at Budhanilakantha.

Issues such as preparation of by-election, contemporary politics, and formation of NC’s central departments among others will be discussed in the meeting, according to NC. The NC has also called a meeting of the Central Working Committee (CWC) meeting on November 1st at 1 pm to reach a conclusion on the issues to be discussed tomorrow.

The by-election is taking place to elect people’s representatives in 37 districts across the country for a total of 52 posts lying vacant at the local level, the Province Assembly and the House of Representatives. (RSS Feed)