CPN-UML, CPN MC meet to discuss NA election

KATHMANDU: A joint meeting attended by the leaders of the CPN-UML and CPN Maoist Centre held this morning discussed the upcoming National Assembly (NA) election slated for February 7, and ways to make the left alliance victorious.

Top leaders of both political parties were present in the meeting that took place at the CPN-UML parliamentary party office at Singha Durbar today.

The meeting majorly focused on the NA election, discussing the candidacy from Province 3, and ways for the left alliance to come out victorious in the elections by minimising the risk of loss, shared CPN-UML Secretary Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, talking to THT Online.

The meeting focused on making the left alliance candidates win in the election by seeking possibility for an electoral alliance with other small political parties.

CPN-UML is sending 29 candidates and CPN MC is sending 14 candidates to the NA election.

The meeting was attended by heads of both political parties, KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal, along with other party leaders.

The Sunday meeting between Oli and Dahal had concluded with the agreement on sharing of seats of State Chief Ministers, Speakers and Deputy Speakers.