KATHMANDU, June 19: Nepali Congress (NC) has decided to send its central representatives to various districts in provinces 1, 3 and 5 to help the party's candidates secure victory in the second phase of local elections scheduled for June 28.
A meeting of the NC's Central Election Mobilization Committee held on Monday under the chair of the party's senior leader Ram Chandra Paudel made the decision to send central representatives to various 35 districts.
The party has deputed Bhimsen Das Pradhan to Taplejung, Arjun Prasad Joshi to Panchthar, Shyam Kumar Ghimire to Ilam, Dr Ram Sharan Mahat to Jhapa, Prakash Man Singh to Sankhuwasabha, Jagadishwar Narasingh KC to Terhathum, Bahadur Lama Tamang to Bhojpur and Mohan Bahadur Basnet to Dhankuta.
According to a press statement issued by the party, the party deputed Bimlendra Nidhi to Morang, Arjun Narsingh KC to Sunsari, Yagya Bahadur Thapa to Solukhumbu, Rajendra Kumar KC to Khotang, Prakash Sharma Paudel to Okhaldhunga, Teju Lal Chaudhary to Udayapur, Chandra Bahadur Kunwar to Gulmi, Dhruba Wagle to Palpa, Kamala Panta to Arghakhanchi district.
Similarly, the party has decided to depute Romi Gauchan Thakali and Ranjeet Karna to Nawalparasi, Madhendra Yadav and Shanker Bhandari to Rupandehi, Dhanraj Gurung and Ram Krishna Yadav to Kapilbastu, Gobinda Bhattarai to Rukum, Uaday SJB Rana to Rolpa and Ram Chandra Pokharel and Khadga Bahadur Basyal to Pyuthan district.
Surendra Raj Pandey (Dang), Hridaya Ram Thani (Banke), Chitra Lekha Yadav, Umakanta Chaudhary and Resham Bahadur Baniya (Bardiya), Indra Baniya (Bajura), Mohan Prasad Baral (Achham), Pradip Paudel (Bajhang), Chandra Maharjan (Doti), Ratna Sherchan(Kailali), Gagan Kumar Thapa (Darchula), Tapta Bahadur Bista (Baitadi), Shesh Nath Adhikari(Dadeldhura) and Jiwan Bahadur Shahi (Kanchanpur) are also among those deputed as central representatives to various districts, according to the NC statement.
Separately, the meeting held under the chair of senior leader Paudel also formed Election Monitoring Taskforce headed by the party's central working committee member Prakash Sharan Mahat. The taskforce consists of Mahalaxmi Upadhyay Dina, Nabindra Raj Joshi, Ambika Basnet, Chin Kaji Shrestha and Dil Bahadur Gharti as members.