KATHMANDU: The All Nepal National Independent Students’ Union-Revolutionary ( ANNISU-R) has declared a new leadership under the chairmanship of Ratna Dhakal.

This was informed at a news conference organised to unveil the decisions of the union’s second meeting here on Sunday.

Uttam Adhikari has been handed the responsibility of Union general secretary. Likewise, Birendra Basnet, Khusiram Chaudhary and Sewanta Raj Bhandari are new vice presidents in the new leadership and Padma Khatri is the secretary and Ram Nepali is treasurer. Sushila Bhattarai, Raju Rai, Bijay Bhattarai, Bishnu Subba, Kamal Neupane, Krishna Adhikari, Bini Shahi and Dinesh Regmi are the members. CPN-Maoist Chair Mohan Baidya was the chief guest at the meeting.