CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has registered his candidacy for the election to the member of the House of Representatives (HoR) from Gorkha Constituency No 2.
Chairman Prachanda reached the Office of the Election Officer at Dal Bhanjyang in Gorkha Municipality-9 to file his nomination papers under the first-past-the-post electoral system. The HoR and Province Assembly elections are taking place on November 20.
Former Prime Minister and Nepal Socialist Party Chairman Dr Baburam Bhattarai has proposed for Prachanda’s candidacy while CPN (Maoist Centre) senior vice-chairman Narayan Kaji Shrestha has seconded the candidacy nomination, according to Election Officer Narad Prasad Bhattarai.
Dahal reached the Office of the Election Officer along with Dr Bhattarai, Shrestha, party’s secretary Hitraj Pandey and other leaders and cadres.
From the ruling parties’ alliance, Phadindra Devkota filed his candidacy nomination from Gorkha Constituency No. 2 (A) and Surendra Raj Pandey from Gorkha Constituency No. 2 (B).
Likewise, Abdus Miya of CPN (UML) has lodged his candidacy nomination from Gorkha Constituency No. 2, according to the Office of the Election Officer.