UML also finalized the candidates for the National Assembly
KATHMANDU: JAN. 3 – The names of candidates for the National Assembly have been finalized by the UML. The names of the applicants were approved in a secretariat meeting on Saturday. Devraj Ghimire has been nominated as the open candidate, Sumitra Bhandari as the women’s candidate, and Sonam Galgen Sherpa as the minority candidate, according to UML Vice-Chairperson Subash Chandra Nemwang.
Similarly, in State 2, Ashrafi Bhinwar Yadav would be the open candidate, while Bina Sah will be the women’s candidate. Gopal Shakya has been nominated as the open candidate in Bagmati, while Nirkumari Kunwar Darlami has been nominated as the open candidate in Gandaki. Similarly, Leela Pokhrel Thanet of Gandaki and Govinda Bahadur Nepali of Dalit would be Gandaki candidates.
In Lumbini, Ram Dayal Gupta has been nominated as an open candidate, Bharti Khanal has been nominated as a female candidate, and Krishna Bahadur Sunar has been nominated as a Dalit candidate. Chudamani Sharma will be the open candidate in Karnali, Ganga Thapa Mahat the women’s candidate, and Padma Bahadur Majhi the minority candidate.
Dilli Raj Bhatta from the Far West, Santosh Kumari Sharma from the women’s side, and Naresh BK from the Dalit side will represent UML. Nominations are being accepted for the election, which will take place on Tuesday.