Koirala meets Poudel to receive 'blessings' for election

Published On: December 13, 2021 11:05 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Senior leader and presidential candidate for NC Dr Shekhar Koirala in the ongoing 14th General Convention of Nepali Congress (NC) has held a meeting with senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel at his home at Boharatar on Monday. 

In the meeting, Dr Koirala requested Poudel for his blessings since he has stepped up for the post of NC president. Dr Koirala also mentioned that he will not back down from his decision to run for the party’s presidency. 

Meanwhile, the Poudel panel has not been able to decide, whom to choose as the unanimous candidate between presidential candidates Prakash Man Singh and Dr Shekhar Koirala. 

On the occasion, Poudel wished Dr Shekhar to emerge victorious in the election and urged him not to follow the rumors. Stating that panelist from the presidential candidate Sher Bahadur Deuba had hinted Ram Chandra Poudel of being in their favor earlier, Poudel clarified that his support goes to Dr Koirala and wished him well for the elections. 

Furthermore, Poudel expressed his disappointment towards not being able to unify the establishment rival faction. He opined that it would have been ideal if the two presidential candidates Prakash Man Singh and Dr Shekhar Koirtala had worked together.

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