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NC leaders urged Deuba for CC meeting

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KATHMANDU :

Nepali Congress General Secretary Shashanka Koirala and senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel have urged Prime Minister and party President Sher Bahadur Deuba to call party’s central committee meeting at earliest.

The leader duo met Prime Minister Deuba at Baluwatar and asked him to call the meeting on Monday morning. During the meeting, they asked PM Deuba to scrap the parliamentary committee and working committee citing that the committees were constituted against the party’s statute.

Stating that the party is in the grave, leader Poudel said that the party president should play the vital role to correct it and pave out the clear way to move ahead.

In his response, PM Deuba said that he will discuss and will call the meeting very soon adding admitting that the party needs reforms to move ahead.

Earlier on Sunday, Poudel had held a meeting with few central committee members. The meeting had given a responsibility to Poudel to meet the party president to urge him to call the central committee meeting to review the result of the election of House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly.

During the meeting on Sunday, some youth leaders insisted on the signature campaign if the party president would make any delay in calling the meeting. They said that the central committee should finalize the candidacy for the upcoming election of National Assembly.

Published : 15 January 2018 , 4 : 7 pm