Kathmandu, May 16
The Secretariat of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) today formed its 13 sister wings, with a coordinator and joint coordinator from each of the then CPN-UML and the then Maoist Centre.
The Secretariat meeting in the prime minister’s residents at Baluwatar finalised a merger of the old wings of the former two parties.
The merger of the party will mark one year tomorrow, and the party is going to reveal the coordinator and joint coordinator of its sisters wings at a special program.
The meeting could decide its 147 politburo members.
PM and party Co-chair KP Sharma Oli, another Co-chair Puspa Kamal Dahal, senior leaders duo Madhav Kumar Nepal and Jhala Nath Khanal including other members were present at the meeting. They agreed to merge party’s sister wings and decide their positions through a consensus.
According to the Secretariat source, Yen Mahar is coordinator of Student Organization, whereas Ranjit Tamang is joint coordinator. Ram Prasad Sapkota is coordinator of Youth Organization, whereas Ramesh Paudel is joint coordinator.
Moreover, Amrita Thapa is coordinator of Women Wing, whereas Sita Paudel is joint coordinator. Binod Shrestha leads Labour Organization and Jagat Simkhada is its joint coordinator.
In the Press Wing, Maheshwor Dhahal and Ganesh Basnet are coordinator and joint coordinator, respectively.
A version of this article appears in print on May 17, 2019 of The Himalayan Times.