RPP-N to vote against Dahal

Published On: August 3, 2016 11:16 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: The Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal (RPP-N) has decided to vote against CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal in the voting for the new Prime Minister.  

The joint meeting of Central Committee and Parliamentary Party of the party held in Singha Durbar on Sunday directed its lawmakers to vote against Dahal, said RPP-N Chairman Kamal Thapa.

The party has 25 lawmakers in the parliament.

"We had party's ethics and principle on the one side and power on the other side, we decided to stand by principle and morality than power," he added.

He also thanked Dahal for an appeal for support and cooperation while emphasizing the decision of his party to take up the mantle of a constructive and responsible opposition.

Stating that the unification process with RPP was nearing the final stages, Thapa said the meeting decided to issue an emphatic call for unification. RSS


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