KATHMANDU — Naya Shakti Nepal (NSN) party and Sanghiya Samajwadi Forum Nepal (SSFN) have reached an agreement for party unification, according to a press statement jointly issued by the two parties on Thursday.
The parties have formed a Party Unification Coordination Committee (PUCC) to expedite the unification process that comprises NSN coordinator Baburam Bhattarai, SSFN Chaorman Upendra Yadav and SSFN senior leader Ashok Rai.
“Party Unification Coordination Committee (PUCC) has been reached to take the unification process to a conclusion”, reads the press release jointly signed by the chiefs of the two parties.
Both the parties have also urged the government to create an environment for the elections by addressing the demands put forth by the Sanghiya Gathabandhan, UNited Democratic Madhesi Front and 68-party joint struggle committee.Follow @gorkhapost
7 injured in Dhading truck-microbus collision
DHADING — Seven passengers were injured after a microbus and a truck collided head-on at Baireni in Galchhi rural municipality-6, Dhading on Thursday morning.
The cement loaded truck(Na 5 Kha 7386) en route to Kathmandu from Gajuri collided with the microbus(Ga 1 Kha 2966) coming from Pokhara from Kathmandu.
Driver of microbus along with other six have sustained injuries. Other injured are Ramendra Bishwokarma and Purna Kumari Gurung of Syangja, Aasha Gurung, Aarapi Gurung and Bibek Poudel of Kathmandu, Anju Chaudhary of Kaski and Suman Gurung of Lamjung, according to Area Police Office, Gajuri.Follow @gorkhapost