Nepali Congress manifesto panel gets full shape

KATHMANDU: The Local Level Election Manifesto Preparation Committee of the Nepali Congress got the full shape with the induction of 34 members on Saturday.

Earlier, the party's Central Working Committee had named CWC member Mahesh Acharya as head of the panel whereas no any member was assigned to his team.

Now, the 34 members have been inducted in the Acharya-led committee, the party's Central Office Chief secretary Krishna Prasad Paudel informed in a statement.

Now, the panel has following members:

  1. Coordinator: Mahesh Acharya
  2. Ram Sharan Mahat
  3. Minendra Rijal
  4. Farmullah Mansoor
  5. Man Bahadur Bishwakarma
  6. Dilendra Prasad Badu
  7. NP Saud
  8. Umakanta Chaudhary
  9. Arjun Prasad Joshi
  10. Bhishma Raj Angdambe
  11. Shekhar Koirala
  12. Ananda Prasad Dhungana
  13. Chandra Bhandari
  14. Kamala Panta
  15. Ajaya Kumar Chaurasiya
  16. Ambika Basnet
  17. Dhanaraj Gurung
  18. Mahendra Yadav
  19. Ratna Sherchan
  20. Min Bishwakarma
  21. Badri Pandey
  22. Jeevan Pariyar
  23. Ishwari Neupane
  24. Seeta Gurung
  25. Sujata Pariyar
  26. Govinda Bhattarai
  27. Guru Raj Ghimire
  28. Pradeep Paudel
  29. Kalyan Kumar Gurung
  30. Chinkaji Shrestha
  31. Ram Krishna Yadav
  32. Bishwa Prakash Sharma
  33. Dila Sangraula
  34. Kiran Yadav
  35. Sarita Prasain

Meanwhile, the party said all the sitting ministers representing the party in the government would be invited members of the panel.

The panel would also consult office bearers and other CWC members as well as chiefs of sister organisations of the party in preparation of the manifesto, the statement added.

Central Office Secretary Pradip Parajuli would lead the Manifesto Preparation Committee's secretariat.

Meanwhile, the panel's coordinator Acharya called the meeting of the panel for 3 pm on Sunday.