Sher Bahadur Deuba confident of all elections on time

BHAKTAPUR: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has expressed his confidence that all three elections - at local, provincial and federal levels - would be held within the stipulated time.

President Deuba said so during a greetings exchange and felicitation programme organised by the Madhyapur Thimi Town Committee of his party in Bhaktapur today.

Urging the public not to harbour doubts on timely completion of the elections, Deuba further asserted his confidence that the NC was capable of fulfilling the responsibility of conducting elections at local, provincial and federal levels.

The former Prime Minister instructed his party cadres to gear up for preparations for the same stating that the NC should assume the leadership role to lead the country towards prosperity.

The programme was attended by parliamentarians Rameshwor Dhungana, Manmohan Bhattarai, NC Bhaktapur Chapter President Durlav Thapa, Nepal Student Union President Nain Singh Mahar and NC Madhyapur Town President Surendra Shrestha among others. They all spoke of the need for the NC to work to create an environment for elections.

On the occasion, NC President Deuba felicitated 27 NC members from Madhyapur Thimi who were actively involved in the 'Satyagraha' movement in 1985.