Unified Socialist decides to vote Ram Chandra Paudel in presidential election

CPN (Unified Socialist) has decided to vote for senior leader of Nepali Congress Ram Chandra Paudel in the presidential election.

Unified Socialist spokesperson Jagannath Khatiwada said that a meeting of the party’s secretariat held at the party’s central office on Wednesday decided to vote for Paudel, the common candidate of the newly-formed eight-party coalition, in the presidential election.

A meeting of the Nepali Congress’ central work execution committee picked senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel as their candidate for the upcoming presidential elections on February 25.

Congress fielded its senior leader a day after eight political parties including the ruling CPN (Maoist Centre) decided to support a Congress candidate in the election of President scheduled for March 9.

The Congress candidate will be supported by the CPN (Maoist Centre), the Janata Samajbadi Party, the Janamat Party, the Nagarik Unmukti Party, CPN (Unified Socialist), Loktantrik Samajbadi Party and Rastriya Janamorcha.

Another candidate Subas Nembang of CPN-UML, the second-largest party in the House of Representatives, has also contested for the post.


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