Cadres padlock UML officeA disgruntled faction of the CPN-UML padlocked the party’s area committee office in Dharan on Saturday.
A disgruntled faction of the CPN-UML padlocked the party’s area committee office in Dharan on Saturday.
Sunsari District Committee member Bhuwan Moktan and secretariat member of the area committee Harka Chumme and their supporters padlocked the office and staged a sit-in to protest the party’s selection of candidates for the upcoming local level elections. They complained that the party had ignored deserving party members while choosing candidates for the June 14 polls.
Amid the protest, the UML municipal committee made public its election
manifesto. Indra Rai, the UML area committee chairman, said the party will hold talks with the protesting cadres as the candidates are yet to be finalised.
NC office padlocked
DOTI: Protesting the delay in selecting the party’s candidates for the local elections, some Nepali Congress supporters have padlocked the party office in Doti district. NC district leader Yogendra Shahi said the party preparing for talks to resolve the matter. (PR)