Competition in the conducting large assemblies: Oli in Chitwan today, Prachanda Madhav in Dhangadhi
KATHMANDU: After the division of the party, top leaders of both factions of the CPN have started conducting large public rallies. After a one-phase meeting and cadre training, both sides have concentrated their focus on large gatherings.
Today, Prime Minister KP Sharma is going to Chitwan to address a public meeting held in Prachanda’s home district. Oli is preparing to bring a large number of people to the meeting to be held at the bus terminal.
Deputy Prime Minister Ishwor Pokharel, Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa Badal, Urban Development Minister Prabhu Shah and Physical Infrastructure Minister Basanta Nemwang are addressing the public meeting at Bharatpur in Chitwan. This is the second public meeting outside Kathmandu to be addressed by Prime Minister Oli after the party division.
Earlier, Oli had addressed a large public meeting in Dhangadhi in the far-west. The Oli faction is holding a big rally in Kathmandu on 5th February and in Butwal on 11th February.
Meanwhile, the Prachanda-Madhav faction is holding a public meeting in Dhangadhi in the far-west today. Madhav Nepal has reached Dhangadhi on Friday to address the meeting while Prachanda is going today.
The Prachanda-Madhav faction has already held rallies in Butwal and Biratnagar and will hold a bigger rally in Kathmandu on February 10.