KATHMANDU – Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the incumbent government would rule till the next general election to be held within two years.
Speaking at a function organised by the All Nepal Peasants’ Federation, subsidiary to his CPN-UML party, in the Capital today, Oli further said that he would step down only after handing over the government to the new leadership elected from the next Parliament election.
Claiming that the government made significant achievements in terms of protection of national independence, economic development and international relationships so far, he said the government would soon formulate a plan of action to hold the general election within two years.
Other senior leaders of the party were also present at the function.Follow @gorkhapost
2 injured as bomb goes off at Ward Chair’s house
DAMAK — An unidentified group detonated a bomb at the house of Bhim Poudel, a Ward Chairperson of the Damak Municipality Ward Number 7, last night, injuring two people including a woman.
The injured were hit by shrapnel due to the explosion. The explosion has also caused minor damages to the house which is located some 500 metres to the east of the Area Police Office, Damak.
It was a powerful explosion and it is not known who carried it out, police said.
Those injured in the incident are Semu Rai and Tilochan Pokhrel who had come to visit their relatives at the house next to Poudel’s house.
Both them who have been wounded in the hands and legs are being treated at the Lifeline Hospital in Damak. Rai is a staff at the same hospital.
Police has started an investigation into the case. Meanwhile, the Nepal Communist Party led by Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav) has today issued a press release saying those playing main role in evicting the landless squatters in the disputed market area in Damak. It had specifically named Wrad Chair Poudel and Mayor Romnath Oli.
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