Membership void

Kathmandu: A Constituent Assembly (CA) task force on Monday decided to recommend CA chairman Subas Nembang to declare CA membership of Matrika Yadav and Jagat Prasad Yadav, void. The task force

led by CA member Pushpa Bhusal recommended canceling the membership of the duo. Earlier, the UCPN-M had written to the CA chairman to cancel the membership of the former members for they had formed a new party, CPN-Maoist. The report is to be presented to Nembang, on Tuesday. The task force comprises of CA members, Sarita Giri, Yam Lal Kandel, Eknath Dhakal and Brijesh Kumar Gupta. — HNS

President reciprocates

KATHMANDU: President Dr Ram Baran Yadav has extended his note of thanks to all the Nepalis home and abroad who poured in messages of greetings to him on the occasion of Vijaya Dashami- 2009, a statement released by the President’s secretariat stated, on Monday. — HNS