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NC’s nationwide awareness campaign begins in Kaski

Himalayan News Service
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Pokhara, May 8

Nepali Congress launched its nationwide awareness campaign from Kaski today.

The campaign titled National Awareness Campaign 2019 will be launched in three phases and will be taken across the country.

The campaign was inaugurated by Nepali Congress General Secretary Purna Bahadur Khadka. NC leader Khadka clarified that the campaign was meant to transform the party.

“At a time when party leaders and cadres are divided into one or the other faction, we hope that the campaign will unify and transform the party as per people’s expectation,” he said.

Khadka urged the party rank and file to develop the party as an alternative force.

“As the people are fed up with the communist government, which has only promoted bad practices in the country, we need to really do something to establish the party as an alternative power,” he said.

NC central member Arjun Joshi also spoke on the occasion, saying the awareness campaign was meant to correct the party.

“The party is now riddled with factionalism. The awareness campaign will purge the party of this scourge,” said the leader, who called on the party rank and file to be ready to take charge of the country in the days to come.

NC had to face a humiliating defeat in the last general election and intra-party factionalism was mainly blamed for the defeat.

A version of this article appears in print on May 09, 2019 of The Himalayan Times.

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