Former general secretary of the Nepali Congress Prakashman Singh has said that he will file his candidacy for party's central president in the party's 14th general convention.

At a programme organised by the NC Nagarjun Municipal Committee here today, NC leader Singh has claimed the post reasoning that he had helped party leaders, including Ramchandra Paudel and Shanshank Koirala to hold the post of president and general-secretary respectively in the 13th general convention.

He accused the current party leadership of failing to carry out works as per cadres' expectations.

Citing that the party should be united by ending groupism, the NC leader expressed hope that the NC would be a party as expected by the people after the 14th general convention.

He also urged party leaders and cadres to support him in the election arguing that the leaders and cadres of the party had suggested that he file his candidacy for the party presidency.

A version of this article appears in the print on October 7, 2021, of The Himalayan Times.