LALITPUR, May 23: Shova Shakya is the immediate past chairperson of Lokkriti Vihar in Patan. She became the first female chief of the monastery after 15 male chiefs. She handled those responsibilities for 10 years.
KATHMANDU, May 2: Nepali Congress has fixed Raju Raj Joshi as its candidate for mayor post in Kathmandu Metropolitan City. A meeting of party's top leaders at the party central office in Sanepa decided to field Joshi as the candidate for mayor in Kathmandu.