RATNANAGAR — The UCPN-Maoist Chitwan has expelled four other leaders for acting against the party on Thursday.
The leaders joined the new political force established by former Prime Minister Dr Baburam Bhattarai.
They have been expelled from the general membership of the party, according to UCPN-M Chitwan Chair Yam Bahadur Pariyar.
The leaders include district member Ramesh Regmi, Bishnu Hari Timilsena, district council member Umakant Chapagain and Bharatpur-4 Chair Kamal Prasad Chapagain.
The four leaders had participated in a programme alongside Bhattarai in Bharatpur.
Earlier, UCPN-Maoist had expelled four other leaders loyal to Baburam Bhattarai from the party on disciplinary grounds and sought clarification from 41 others who registered their dissident views on quitting the party on November 4.
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