Evaluate by third eye, not by external judgment: Prez Bhandari

March 7, 2018 17:39 PM Republica


KATHMANDU, Mar 7: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said her first term as the Head-of-the-State of Nepal is like an open book. 

Talking to media persons briefly after registering her candidacy for a second term as President at the Office of Election Officer set up on the premises of New Baneshwor-based Federal Parliament for the March 13 presidential election, the incumbent President said her duties and responsibilities as the Head-of-the-Nation were transparent. "As I believe reality is that which needs to be evaluated by the third eye not by external judgment." 

The President went on to say that she did her roles as per the main spirit of Nepal's constitution keeping the interests of the nation at first while expressing her hope that citizen would properly evaluate her first term as President. 

According to her, she has received the words of support from almost all political parties regarding her candidacy for her second term at the Shital Niwas. She expected support and favor from the electoral presidium in the election of new president. 

The first woman president of a federal democratic republic of Nepal expressed her gratitude to political parties, members of parliament and media for their valuable support, hoping for such sort of support in the days ahead as well. 

She was the Vice Chair of CPN-UML before her election to the presidential post on October 28, 2015. 

Meanwhile, CPN-UML's leader Subash Chandra Nembang said the party decided to field the incumbent president as a presidential candidate for a second term, bearing in mind her role as the first female president. 

Nembang also took the candidacy registration for a new Presidential post from the main opposition Nepali Congress positively. 


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