Koirala to contest election from Nawalparasi east

NAWALPARASI: Nepali Congress General Secretary Shashank Koirala has been recommended as a candidate for the first-past-the-post elections of upcoming House of Representatives from eastern part of Nawalparasi district.

Koirala was recommended to contest the central parliamentary elections from Nawaparasi Constituency-1 of Province 4.

“It is the glory for the constituency to recommend NC general secretary to contest parliamentary election from Nawalparasi,” commented NC central member and former Minister of State for Home Devendra Raj Kandel.

Koirala was the elected parliamentarian from the Nawalparasi Constituency-1 in Constituent Assembly elections in 2064 and 2070.

The Constituency is considered to be a stronghold of the NC.

Likewise, NC central member Kandel has been unanimously recommended from Nawalparasi Constituency-2 to contest the direct elections of the House of Representatives.