Nepal | May 26, 2020

MJF-N, FSP-N and KSRP to announce merger tomorrow

Himalayan News Service
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KATHMANDU: Upendra Yadav-led Madhesi Janaadhikar Forum-Nepal, Ashok Kumar Rai-led Federal Socialist Party-Nepal and Yubraj Karki-led Khas Samabesi Rastriya Party (KSRP) are likely to announce their merger on Monday.

FSP-N Chair Rai said that the merger will happen possibly in next two days and they are working on the modalities of the party structure and leadership.

Rai said he would be the senior leader and parliamentary party leader and Yadav will be the chair of the unified party. Rai said the leaders would take final decision on other posts in next two days.

The unified party likely to have 200-member central committee

An MJF-N source, however, said leaders of the three parties had already agreed to make FSP-N’s General Secretary Rajendra Shrestha will the co-chair of the unified party. As per the understanding, there will be five vice-chairpersons two each from MJF-N and FSP-N and one from KSRP.

The source said the name of the unified party would be Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal and the election symbol allotted for MJF-N would be retained as election symbol of the unified party.
The MJF-N source said the central committee member of the unified party would be almost a 200-member body as all the central committee members of the three parties will automatically become the CC members of the unified party. Currently, the MJF-N has 91 members in its CC, FSP-N has 90 and KSRP has 18 members in its CC.

The central committee of the united party will transform into a national council. The unified party will hold its general convention within a year as per the understanding.


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