Kathmandu, September 12
Ruling Nepal Communist Party has applied for the registration at the Election Commission for the by-elections at federal, provincial and local levels scheduled for November 30.
The commission had earlier informed that the parties that merged or split after the 2017 elections had to register for the polls again. The NCP was formed in 2018 after the merger between the then CPN-UML and the CPN-Maoist Centre.
NCP leader Pradeep Kumar Gyawali informs that the party submitted its application for the registration at the commission today. The constitutional body will give recognition to the party after completing set procedures within the next few days.
Sajha Party and Bibeksheel Nepali which split after the 2017 elections and Samajwadi Party Nepal which merged after the polls also have to apply for the registration.
The November 30 elections will fill 50 vacant positions at federal, provincial and local legislative bodies.
Published on September 12th, Thursday, 2019 12:12 PM