Kathmandu, May 2
The Nepali Congress has decided to field Raju Raj Joshi as mayoral candidate for the Kathmandu Metropolitan City.
He is the elder brother of Minister for Industry, Nabindra Raj Joshi.
Party’s top officials made the decision after rounds of meeting on Tuesday morning.
The parties have to file their nominations for the candidacy today itself as per the schedule published by the Election Commission.
Main opposition CPN-UML is yet to pick its candidate for the KMC whereas the CPN-Maoist Centre is fielding Sarvottam Dangol.