Poudel faction holds meeting to pick common candidate for party presidency
December 8, 2021 04:14 PM NPT
KATHMANDU, Dec 8: A faction within the Nepali Congress (NC) close to senior leader Ramchandra Poudel is currently holding a meeting to determine a common candidate for the post of NC president for the party's upcoming 14th General Convention.
The meeting being held at Anupam Foodland at Battisputali, Kathmandu, will fix the candidate’s name to vie for the post of party president in the national convention.
The meeting will also decide on the candidates to contest for the central members and other office-bearers.
Present in the meeting are senior leader Poudel as well as other leaders. Poudel briefly attended the meeting and remarked that all four hopefuls from his faction will not attend the meeting and he will abide by all decisions made by those attending the meeting.
The central members and presidential hopefuls belonging to the Poudel faction could not determine the candidate for the party president on Tuesday. Today's meeting was called to decide the same.
The ruling party NC is going to hold its much-awaited 14th national convention from December 10 to 12 in Kathmandu this year