Sitaula hints at no support to Koirala for NC presidency

BIRATANAGAR: Nepali Congress General Secretary Krishna Prasad Sitaula said the upcoming national general convention of the party would change its leadership.

At a news conference organised by Nepal Press Union, Morang chapter in Biratnagar today, Sitaula hinted that he would not support incumbent NC President Sushil Koirala in the upcoming convention.

Sitaula was appointed the powerful General Secretary of the party by Koirala after the 12th convention.

Meanwhile, the Congress leader said the national unity was the need of the hour as the nation was still in transitional period.

He added that the national unity was needed also to remove the obstacles that could be seen during the first phase of implementing the new Constitution.

He added the elections including for the local bodies should be held after the implementation of the Constitution in first phase to end the political instability.