Age limitation disqualifies Ranjita Shrestha from running for vice president

KATHMANDU, March 10 – Ranjita Shrestha, chairperson of the Nagarik Unmukti Party, has been declared ineligible to run for the post of vice president in Nepal.

Initially, the party had planned to nominate Shrestha for the role, but it was revealed that she does not meet the minimum age requirement of 45 years.

Under Nepali law, candidates for the post of vice president must be at least 45 years old, while Shrestha is only 39 years old.

As a result, she is ineligible to contest the vice president election.

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