CHITWAN — CPN Maoist Centre Chairman and Former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachand has cast his vote from his own constituency, Bharatpur-14 in Chitwan district, in the second phase of provincial and parliamentary elections for the first time after the peace accord signed between the government and CPN Maoist Centre in 2006.
Dahal inaugurated the casting of ballot at 7:13 am from Rastriya Adharbhut School at Shantipur in Bharatpur-14.
Similarly, his wife Sita and younger daughter Ganga have also cast their votes from the same polling station while his another daughter Renu Dahal, who is also a mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan City, voted from Sundarbasti Lower Secondary School-based polling station in the metropolis.
Talking briefly to mediapersons after casting his ballot, Dahal said that the three-tier elections were the backbone for political stability in the country and left-alliance was made for the same.
“No government has been able to sustain for five years till date for the past few years. The alliance will garner majority in phase II polls and lead the country towards development and prosperity.”
Earlier in the local level elections on May 14, the former Prime Minister had cast his ballot from Lanku, Bharatpur Metropolitan City-4 of Chitwan district.Follow @gorkhapost
Int’l conference on entrepreneurship to be held in Dhangadhi
KAILALI— An international conference on entrepreneurship is being held in Dhangadhi on November 22, 23 and 24 for the promotion of entrepreneurship.
The conference is being organized under the aegis of the Dhangadi Sub-metropolitan City and King’s College, Kathmandu, the Sub-metropolis mayor Nripa Bahadur Wad shared in a news conference here today.
Successful entrepreneurs from various countries and local industrialists will give their presentations in the three-day meet.
Chief of the Research Department at the King’s College Kathmandu, Chittaranjan Pandeya, said such a big and important conference is taking place for the first time outside the Kathmandu.
It is stated that the conference cost is approximately Rs 2.5 million.
Some 200 people will attend the conference which will also include stalls providing information on a range of issues regarding entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial skills.Follow @gorkhapost