KATHMANDU — Naya Shakti Nepal (NSN) party and Sanghiya Samajwadi Forum Nepal (SSFN) have reached an agreement for party unification, according to a press statement jointly issued by the two parties on Thursday.
The parties have formed a Party Unification Coordination Committee (PUCC) to expedite the unification process that comprises NSN coordinator Baburam Bhattarai, SSFN Chaorman Upendra Yadav and SSFN senior leader Ashok Rai.
“Party Unification Coordination Committee (PUCC) has been reached to take the unification process to a conclusion”, reads the press release jointly signed by the chiefs of the two parties.
Both the parties have also urged the government to create an environment for the elections by addressing the demands put forth by the Sanghiya Gathabandhan, UNited Democratic Madhesi Front and 68-party joint struggle committee.Follow @gorkhapost
Dipak Manange sent to Dilli Bazar jail
KATHMANDU — Absconding murder accused Rajib Gurung, aka Deepak Manange, who was arrested on Thursday, has been sent to Dilli Bazar jail today.
Manange,who had won the PA seat from Manang in the provincial election from Provice 4, was presented at the Kathmandu District Court and sent to Dillibazaar jail as per the court’s verdict, according to police.
The Supreme Court (SC) in January had convicted Manange in an attempted murder case and sentenced him to five years imprisonment. He was on the run since the Apex Court upheld the Patan Appellate Court’s verdict to jail him for five years in an attempted murder case.Follow @gorkhapost