Saturday, 9 December, 2023

Ruling coalition for electoral collaboration in local polls


Kathmandu, March 31: Ruling coalition partners have agreed to make electoral collaboration in the upcoming local-level election.    

The meeting of the top leaders of the ruling coalition held today decided to go for a local-level election scheduled for May 13 making an electoral alliance, said Vice-Chairperson of Rashtriya Janamorcha, Durga Poudel.    

An understanding has also been reached to form a mechanism comprising ruling coalition partners at the local level for electoral coordination.    

A central working committee meeting of the Nepali Congress concluded on March 29 had made a policy-level decision to make an electoral alliance with other parties of the ruling coalition in local-level elections as per the need.    

An agreement has been reached among top leaders of ruling coalition partners to meet next on April 4.    

Extending best wishes to Prime Minister and NC President Sher Bahadur Deuba for his India visit, leaders of the alliance urged the PM to take diplomatic initiative for addressing bilateral issues.    

Prime Minister Deuba is embarking on a three-day visit to India from April 1 at the invitation of his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi.    

Top leaders of the ruling coalition including PM Deuba and other NC leaders, CPN (Maoist Centre), CPN (Unified Socialist), Janata Samajbadi Party Nepal and Janamorcha were present in the meeting held at the official residence of the Prime Minister, Baluwatar.