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.Follow @gorkhapost
Flood sweeps away bridge at Barhabise
CHUTARA — Flood and landslide triggered by the incessant rainfall have swept away a concrete bridge over a local Sandi stream at Barhabise bazaar last night.
It has resulted in disruption of vehicular movement, creating hassles to the people especially from Barhabise municipality and Bhotekoshi rural municipality, said Police Inspector at Area Police Office, Barhabise, Yadav Thapa.
Twenty-two houses of Barhabise bazaar area have been waterlogged after the settlement was flooded.
The Chinese government had constructed the 40-feet long bridge in 2024 BS. Mud and sands have piled up to five feet on the road sides.
Three excavators have been used to remove the landslide debris, added Thapa. Engineer at the Road Division Office, Charikot, said preparation was underway to install a bailey bridge there.Follow @gorkhapost