Maoist Centre leader Thapa to contest election from Nawalparasi-1
Oct 31, 2017-
CPN (Maoist Centre) leader Ram Bahadur Thapa has decided to contest the federal parliamentary election from Nawalparasi constituency-1.
Maoist Centre Nawalparasi In-Charge and politburo member Kishan Sharma confirmed that Thapa will contest the parliamentary election from Nawalparasi constituency-1.
Nepali Congress (NC) General Secretary Shashanka Koirala had won two Constituent Assembly (CA) elections from the same constituency.
Sharma himself is the candidate of provincial election from eastern Nawalparasi constituency-2.
After Thapa decided to contest the election from Nawalparasi constituency-1, the party has decided to deploy all its cadres in the area.
All the parties except NC have fielded heavyweight leaders in Nawalparasi constituency-1, which is the stronghold of Nepali Congress.
Nepali Congress, which had won all the parliamentary elections since 1989, will have to face a tough competition for the first time in this election.
Nawalparasi constituency-1 has two municipalities and one rural municipality.
Published: 31-10-2017 16:09