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.
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.