Leftist leader Ghanashyam Bhusal joins Unified Socialist

Former CPN-UML leader Ghanashyam Bhusal has joined CPN (Unifed Socialist) party on Friday.

The leftist leader entered the CPN (Unified Socialist) amid a ‘self-announcement programme’ organised at Aryal Hotel in New Baneshwor.

He argued that he chose the Unified Socialist as the party, which according to him, has adopted the right political line.

Earlier, Bhusal had set certain conditions to join Unified Socialist. He had sent a proposal to the party for the reorganization, transformation and integration of the Nepali Communist Movement.

Stating that the policies, ideas, principles and approach embraced by the party match with Bhusal’s proposal, the CPN (Unified Socialist) had requested him to join the party.

Unified Socialist welcomed Ghanashyam Bhusal to the party’s fold during an event held at their office .

At the event held at Unified Socialist’s office, Bhusal stated that UML is suffering from a lack of ideology.

The CPN (Unified Socialist) has made preparation to appoint Bhusal as the secretariat member. On the occasion, Bhusal expressed commitment to make the CPN (Unified Socialist) a largest party.

CPN-UML’s former deputy general secretary Bhusal quit the CPN–UML after he was denied a ticket in the November 20 election.

He contested the polls from Rupandehi-1 as an independent candidate but lost to UML’s Chhabilal Bishwakarma.

Bhusal was elected to the House of Representatives from Rupandehi-3 in the 2017 elections but was denied a ticket this time by UML chair KP Sharma Oli.

He was the UML’s deputy general secretary. He also served as the Agriculture minister in the Oli-led Cabinet in 2019.


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