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
Govt to present its policies and programmes Monday
KATHMANDU — The government is preparing to present its policies and programs for the fiscal year 2018/19 at the Federal Parliament on Monday.
According to Joint Spokesperson at the Federal Parliament Secretariat Keshav Aryal, all preparations are over for the release of the government policies and programs to be made by the President Bidya Devi Bhandari from New Baneshwor-based Federal Parliament Building at 4:00 pm Monday.
President Bhandari would unveil the government policies and programs for the first time in the joint meeting of the Federal Parliament after the promulgation of the new constitution.
As per the constitution, the President can address any of the House meeting or the joint meeting of the Federal Parliaments and summon the lawmakers for their presence.
Vice President, top leaders of different political parties, high-ranking government officials, chiefs of the constitutional bodies, chiefs of the security bodies and chiefs of the diplomatic missions in Nepal are invited for the program.Follow @gorkhapost