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Raut elected FSFN PP leader in Province 2

Mahendranagar

Feb 5, 2018-

The Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) has elected its state assembly member Lal Babu Raut as the Parliamentary Party (PP) leader for Province 2.

With the party picking him as the PP leader, Raut has been viewed as Chief Minister of Province 2. Raut, the resident of Parsa, presently is the party Vice Chairperson. He was elected to the Provincial Assembly member from Parsa and represents the Muslim community.

A meeting of the party held in Janakpur on Saturday had decided to pick him as the provincial PP leader. A total of seven candidates including Raut had registered their names, expressing willingness to become the PP leader in Province 2.

Raut's candidacy was endorsed unanimously as remaining other candidates withdrew their names in course of efforts for consensus.

The FSFN headed by Upendra Yadav has maximum 29 seats in Province 2 comprising eights districts in the Tarai/Madhesh and the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) is in the second place with 25 seats. RSS

Published: 05-02-2018 12:37

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