Ruling coalition urges people to elect common candidates in upcoming elections

Published On: October 28, 2022 04:45 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: The ruling coalition of five-parties has urged its leaders and cadres as well as the voters to help elect their common candidates in the upcoming elections.

Voting for the House of Representatives and provincial assembly elections is slated simultaneously on November 20 this year. 

In a joint press statement issued by the leaders of the political parties in the ruling coalition today, they appealed to the voters to elect the common candidates of the alliance.

The statement was issued by Nepali Congress President and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, CPN (Maoist Center) Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal, CPN (Unified Socialist) Chairperson Madhav Kumar Nepal and Rastriya Janamorcha Chairperson Chitra Bahadur KC.

Furthermore, they pledged to address disputes ensued in some places regarding seat allocation among the coalition partners through dialogue.

The list of the candidates contesting the upcoming election representing the current coalition was also made public, according to the statement. However, in some constituencies, there will be friendly competition among the coalition partner candidates. 

The coalition partner candidates would treat each other with respect and cordiality while contesting the elections from those places, the statement reads.



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