Deuba forms NSU ad hoc committee, names Dhungana as president

Nepal Student Union General Convention

KATHMANDU, Jan 30:The Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba on Thursday has formed a three-member central ad hoc committee of its student wing Nepal Student Union, and named Rajiv Dhungana as the president and Manoj Baidya and Maheshwari Kunwar as the general secretaries, according to the party.

Issuing a press release today, the party stated that the ad hoc committee has been tasked to hold the 12th convention of the NSU within six months, which will elect a new executive committee.

β€œThe members of the ad hoc committee can not register their candidacy in the convention,” the release reads.

Likewise, the students not exceeding 32 years at the time of dissolution of the NSU central committee (on February 12, 2019) will be eligible to participate in the convention, the party stated.

The NSU has failed to hold a convention since 2007.