Nepali Congress decides to field Kul Bahadur Gurung for Prez, Amiya Kumar Yadav for Veep

KATHMANDU: The main opposition party Nepali Congress has decided to field its senior leader Kul Bahadur Gurung and Amiya Kumar Yadav in the Presidential and Vice-Presidential elections respectively.

A Central Working Committee meeting held this morning made the decision to this effect.

The election for the post of President has been scheduled for Wednesday and Vice-President on Saturday.

Earlier on Monday, the ruling CPN-UML had decided to field its Vice-Chairman Bidya Devi Bhandari in the presidential election.


UML to field Bidya Devi Bhandari for presidential poll

Now, Gurung and Bhandari will lock their horns for the post of the Head of State.

The UCPN-Maoist's Standing Committee on Monday had decided to field party leader Nanda Kishor Pun as its candidate in the Vice-President’s election.


UCPN-M decides to field Nanda Kishor Pun for VP election, support Bhandari for presidency