Kathmandu, April 19
Ruling CPN-UML’s youth wing, Youth Association Nepal, has elected Ramesh Paudel as its chairperson.
After incumbent Rajeev Pahari resigned from the position owing to his busy schedule after being elected to the Province 4 Assembly, the organisation elected Paudel as Pahari’s successor.
A Central Committee meeting of organisation concluded this morning elected Paudel. Earlier, he was a vice-chairperson in YAN.
Another vice-chairperson Dilu Panta has also laid her claim to the position, but she failed.
Meanwhile, Kiran Paudel, Prabhat Bikram Katuwal, Kanti Burlakoti, Hasta Shahi, Parshuram Basnet, Govinda Thapa and Chandra Lama have been elected vice-chairpersons. Naresh Shahi is the new general secretary.
Hasta Shahi, Kanti Burlakoti and Naresh Shahi belong to the Madhav Kumar Nepal faction of the party whereas other officials are loyal to party Chairman KP Sharma Oli.
The meeting also elected 13 secretaries, one treasurer, and chiefs of discipline commission, audit commission and central office department.