Top leaders give up seats from Chitwan, Kailali, Kathmandu
Feb 5, 2014-
Top leaders of the Nepali Congress and CPN-UML, who were elected from two constituencies in the November 19 Constituent Assembly elections, have relinquished seats from Chitwan, Kailali, Bardiya and Kathmandu on Wednesday.
NC President Sushil Koirala relinquished his seat from Chitwan-4, Sher Bahadur Deuba from Kailali-6, UML leader Madhav Kumar Nepal from Kathmandu-2 and Bamdev Gautam from Bardiya-1.
The four leaders had won seats from two constituencies.
Koirala had also won from Banke-3, Deuba from Dadeldhura-1, Nepal from Rautahat-1 and Gautam from Pyuthan-1.
It has been learnt that the Election Commission will now hold by-election in the four constituencies.
At today's CA meeting, eldest CA member Surya Bahadur Thapa, who is currently chairing the CA meeting, read out a notice on the withdrawal of victories from four constituencies during the CA meeting held today.
Meanwhile, the next session of the CA will be held on February 12.
Published: 05-02-2014 13:00