KATHMANDU, August 20: The Task Force formed to arrange seat sharing among the ruling parties for the coming elections has been further assigned to build a common understanding for the November 20 polls.
The Task Force submitted its report before the top leaders of the ruling coalition during the discussion held at the Prime Minister's Official Residence in Baluwatar on Friday, said Task Force member Keshav Raj Joshi, adding that the Task Force was further assigned to make a common understanding on why the ruling parties had to forge electoral alliance.
An 11-point Task Force was formed under the coordination of NC leader Krishna Prasad Sitaula to sort out the issues on allocation of seats among the ruling parties for the upcoming elections. It is said that the Task Force briefed the top leaders on the progress made so far. The top leaders, however, directed the Task Force to finalize it at the earliest.
The meeting was also attended by NC leader Sitaula, Minister for Communications and Information Technologies Gyanendra Bahadur Karki, NC General Secretary Gagan Thapa of NC and Barsha Man Pun and Dev Gurung from the CPN (Maoist Center), Pramesh Hamal and Beduram Bhushal from the CPN (Unified Socialist), Ramsahaya Prasad Yadav and Rakam Chemjong from JSP and Himlal Puri and Anand Sharma from Rastriya Janamorcha.