Kathmandu, April 20
Major five Madhesh-based parties on Thursday formally announced their unification and establishment of the new Rastriya Janata Party.
Organising a special function in Dilli Bazaar of Kathmandu this afternoon, Mahantha Thakur-led Tarai Madhesh Democratic Party, Rajendra Mahato-led Sadbhawana Party, Mahendra Yadav-led Rastriya Madhesh Samajbadi Party, Sharad Singh Bhandari-led Tarai Madhesh Sadbhawana Party and Raj Kishor Yadav-led Madheshi Janaadhikar Forum-Republican said they were a single party now.
The new party also made public its three-colour flag and election symbol (umbrella) today itself.
Earlier, on Wednesday late night, the five parties had agreed to merge.
Published on April 20th, Thursday, 2017 4:05 PM