PM Dahal calls five parties’ meeting at Baluwatar

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister and CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, has summoned a meeting of the five political parties to discuss the forthcoming local polls and contemporary issues.

A meeting among the senior leaders of Nepali Congress, CPN (UML), Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) and Madhesi Janadhikar Forum (Democratic) will take place at PM’s official residence at Baluwatar, PM’s Secretariat said.

The leaders are expected to deliberate on how to make the local polls a success and bring onboard the disgruntled sides. The local level elections are taking place on May 14 after a hiatus of almost two decades.

The meeting comes at a time when the United Democratic Madhesi Front has announced protest programmes aimed at foiling the election. The fringe parties, on the other hand, have been staging sit in before the Parliament demanding election symbols.

Meanwhile, the largest political party, Nepali Congress, has said the election can be held in two phases if the UDMF agrees to take part in the election. RSS

Your Responses

N24 Exclusive

View All

One Year of Trump: The Defenders of Fictional Democracy Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

It seemed so much busier, much more manic and crowded than the one year that had passed. Since his inauguration, President Donald Trump continues to excite the same..

How Trump Is Destroying The GOP – OpEd Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018