KATHMANDU — CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ and CPN (Masal) general secretary Mohan Bikram Singh held discussion on striking common view on the expansion of left alliance as well as other national agendas.
In a meeting held this morning at Dahal residence, Khumaltar, the two leaders discussed the matters related to contemporary political development, left alliance expansion and the party unity between CPN-UML and CPN-MC, shared Dahal’s Press Coordinator Manohari Timilsina.
General Secretary Singh is the political master of Chairperson Dahal and a revered communist leader.
During the meet, leader Singh stressed that the country would have political stability and development only when there is collaboration among the left parties.
Chairperson Dahal said the left alliance came up with good results in the federal and provincial parliamentary elections and the collaboration among CPN-UML, MC and Masal would be kept intact in upcoming National Assembly election.Follow @gorkhapost
NC leader Regmi passes away
KATHMANDU— Nepali Congress leader Keshab Regmi, who contributed to restoring democracy in 1990, has passed away on Thursday night.
Regmi, who was suffering from respiratory problems for long, died at his residence in Gongabu in Kathmandu. Regmi, who also served as secretary of NC, Kaski, played an important role in establishing Nepal Students’ Union, the student wing of the NC.
He was also sent to jail five times for fighting to restore democracy. He is survived by two wives.
His last rites were conducted at Pashupati Aryaghat today itself. People from various walks of life and NC leaders attended his funeral rite.
On the occasion, NC President and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, senior leader Ram Chandra Paudel and General Secretary Dr Shashanka Koirala paid tribute to Regmi by draping his body in the party flag.Follow @gorkhapost