At a time when the struggle for the cause of Dr Govinda KC is swelling, the opposition Nepali Congress has urged other parties including the Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJP-N) and the Naya Shakti Party-Nepal (NSP-N) to join hands in the fight against the government.
The Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal has decided to continue its support to the Sanghiya Samajbadi Forum-Nepal in Province 2. Brushing off rumours that the coalition partners were parting way after the SSF-N joined the KP Sharma-led federal government, a meeting of the six-member presidium of the RJP-N on Tuesday decided to keep the provincial coalition intact.
Jangilal Raya, general secretary and lawmaker of Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJP-N), has resigned from the party, expressing dissatisfaction over the selection of candidates for the upcoming local level elections in Province 2.
While Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba was assuring Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Thursday afternoon that there would be efforts to amend the constitution in future, the agitating Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal announced in Kathmandu to contest all the upcoming elections.
Following a majority voice in the party to join the election process despite the failure of amendment proposal, the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal is set to make a formal announcement on Thursday to join the local level elections in Province 2 scheduled for September 18.
The ruling coaliation—Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist Centre)—and agitating Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJP-N) have agreed to present the constitution amendment proposal for a floor test in the parliament.