Nepal | October 01, 2020

CNN Hero awardee Anuradha Koirala joins NC

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Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba (C) with Anuradha Koirala (L) and NC Senior Leader Ramchandra Paudel (R) pose for a photograph in Baluwatar, on Sunday, November 12, 2017. Photo: NC Secretariat

KATHMANDU: CNN Hero 2010 award winner and social worker Anuradha Koirala has entered Nepali Congress on Sunday.

Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba welcomed her to the party amid a programme organised in Baluwatar this afternoon.

Stating that the economic development and prosperity was only possible with NC, the Maiti Nepal Founder said that the development of the country while ensuring rights of every Nepalis was only possible in democratic alliance.

She further urged to vote for Nepali Congress in the upcoming polls to strengthen the democracy in the country.

Koirala further assured of securing the rights of every women, Dalit, Madhesis and marginalised community.


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