KASKI, Nov 7: A total of 65 candidates have registered their candidacy for the position of by-election of one House of Representative member and three State Assembly members, which is scheduled for Nov 30.
22 candidates filed their nomination for the HoR by-election in Kaski consituencuy-2 while in Bhaktapur 1 (A), Baglung 2 (B) and Dang 3 (B), 19, 10 and 14 candidates registered their candidacy.
Nepal Communist Party (NCP)’s Bidya Bhattarai, Nepali Congress (NC)’s Khemraj Poudel and NC (BP)’s Chandra Bahadur Ranabhat, Socialist Party’s Dharma Raj Gurung, Sajha Party’s Rajani KC, Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP)’s Rom Bahadur Bhandari registered their respective nominations for Kaski-2 constituency, according to the District Election Office, Kaski.
Likewise, Nepal Communist Party (ML)’s Teknath Bhandari, Rastriya Janamukti Party’s Purna Bahadur Rana, Deshbhakta Samaj’s Bir Bahadur Bishwakarma and Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Unified)’s Ganga Malla have also filed their nominations.
Other independent candidates to register their nominations to contest in the by-election for HoR post are Umanath Gautam, Kamaljung Kunwar, Jamuna Sharma, Deepak Regmi, Nawaraj Bastola, Purushottam Khanal, Yagya Prasad Pangeni, Ran Bahadur Damai, Laxmi Kumari Bhujel, Sunil Bahadur Koirala and Sunil Bhusal.
In Bhaktapur 1 (A), 19 candidates from nine political parties ten independent candidates filed their nominations.
NCP’s Devi Prasad Dhakal, NC’s Krishna Lal Bhandel and Nepal Workers and Peasants Party’s Niraj Lawaju, RPP’s Shyam Prasad Nepal, Shaja Party’s Suraj Pradhan, Samajbadi’s Sudarshan Kumar Munkarni, NCP (ML)’s Sudarsan Lamichhane, NC (BP)’s Madhu Sudan Neupane, Federal Loktantrik Rastriya Manch’s Mingmar Lama filed their nomination.
Likewise, Krishna Prasad Hyamo, Krishna Ram Potamaha, Jeevan Nepali, Arjun Koju, Rakesh Suwal, Uttam Sakhkarmi, Sumana Karki, Jeevan Chandar Adhikari, Sujata Deuja, Sangita Paudel Acharya filed their nomination as independent candidates.
In Baglung 2 (B) NCP’s and Rastriya Janamorcha’s common candidate Rajmoka Khim Bikram Shahi, NC’s Jeet Bahadur Sherchan, Samajbadi’s Ashok Kumar BK, RPP (United)’s Nim Bahadur Bhandari, RPP’s Ganesh Bahadur Kunwar, Rastriya Janamukti’s Yam Bahadur Ale, Fedreal Loktantrik Rastriya Manch’s Anil Kumar Rai, Mongol National Organization’s Mitra Bahadur Magar registered their nominations while Sherman Gharti, Santosh Bhandari registered their candidacy as independent candidates.
In Dang 3 (B), NCP’s Bimala Oli, NC’s Keshab Acharya, Rastriya Janamukti’s Dhan Raj Sunar, Nepal Worker and Peasant Party’s Suresh Pariyar, RPP (United) Choti Lal Tharu, NCP (ML)’s Hari Prasad Dangi, Samajbadi’s Dilli Bahadur Dangi, RPP’s Bhupal Rawat, NC (BP)’s Deepak Kumar Dhital, Nepal Loktantrik Party’s Sonu Bahadur Khatri, Mongol National’s Ghana Shyam Chaudhary, Samajbadi’s Shiva Kumar Chaudhary filed their nominations while Govinda KC and Tikaram Acharya registered as independent candidates.