KATMANDU: Major leaders of Nepali Congress (NC) on Wednesday failed to show up for the meeting slated to finalise the names of the leaders joining the cabinet.


Senior leaders Shusil Koirala and Ramchandra Poudel who were said to be dissatisfied with NC President Girija Prasad Koirala’s decision were not seen in the meeting. The latter had earlier decided that Sujata Koirala, his daughter, would lead the NC in the new government.

According to sources many leaders of the party were also unhappy over Koirala’s decision.