The Nepali Congress (NC) has deployed officials to campaign for the presidential election due to take place on March 9 and interact with provincial legislators.
A meeting held at NC President Sher Bahadur Deuba’s residence in Dhumbarahi on Wednesday elected officials to campaign in all seven provinces.
General Secretary Bishwa Prakash Sharma has been deployed in Koshi, Assistant General Secretary Farmullah Mansoor in Madhes, General Secretary Gagan Thapa in Bagmati, Vice President Dhan Raj Gurung in Gandaki, Assistant General Secretary Kishore Singh Rathour in Lumbini, Vice President Purna Bahadur Khadka in Karnali and Deputy General Secretary Badri Pandey in Far West, according to the party’s headquarters. The party has also instructed North Carolina provincial chiefs to campaign for the presidential election in their respective provinces.
The big old party chose top leader Ram Chandra Paudel as its candidate for the presidential election.
Paudel is the joint candidate of NC, CPN (Maoist Center), Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP), CPN (United Socialist), Loktantrik Samajwadi Party (LSP), Janamat Party, Rastriya Janamorcha and Nagarik Unmukti Party. CPN-UML has filed Vice President Subash Chandra Nembang against him.