UML, Loktantrik Forum forge alliance in Biratnagar Metropolitan City

Published On: June 17, 2017 04:12 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

BIRATNAGAR, June 17: The main opposition CPN (UML) and ruling Nepal Loktantrik Forum have forged coalition in the posts of mayor and deputy mayor in Biratnagar Metropolitan City for local level elections. 

The second phase of the local level polls is taking place on June 28. 

As per the agreement, the Forum Loktantrik will support the UML's mayoral candidate Binod Dhakal while UML will support Forum Loktantrik's candidate to the post of deputy mayor, said Loktantrik Forum's district chair Bhaktinath Majhi. 

However, Loktantrik Forum is yet to fix its candidate for the deputy mayor. According to Majhi, the coalition was only in mayoral and deputy mayor posts adding that they did not have any agreements regarding any posts in wards. RSS 

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