KATHMANDU —Baburam Bhattarai-led Naya Shakti Nepal has finally registered as a political party at the Election Commission on Sunday.
The party has claimed a star used in its flag as the election symbol.
A team of party leaders led by the coordinator Bhattarai reached the EC to file the application.
The EC said it will provide a certificate within a few days after studying the application.
The former prime minister led party has been claiming that it would establish itself as an alternative political force within few years and work for prosperity and economic development of the nation.
Bhattarai ha announced establishment of the new party amidst thousands of cadres on June 12.
The party has claimed to have more than 100,000 members from across the nation.
Last year on September 26, Bhattarai had announced that he had severed ties with the then UCPN-Maoist, in which he was the second man for years, claiming old political forces could not transform the nation into a prosperous one.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.