3 leaders elected NC joint general secretaries
KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress leaders Mahalaxmi Upadhyay ‘Dina’, Jivan Pariyar and Bhishmaraj Angdambe have been elected as the joint general secretaries of the party.
Upadhyay was elected to the post by securing 2,533 votes under woman’s quota, defeating another contender Kamala Panta. Panta received 2,105 votes, member of NC central election committee Sitaram KC said.
Likewise, Pariyar was elected to the post under the Dalit quota by getting 2,212 votes while his nearest rival Man Bahadur Bishwakarma managed to get 2,175 votes.
Similarly, Angdambe was elected as the joint general secretary by obtaining 2,711 votes against his rival Bikash Lama’s 1,913 votes. Angdambe was elected under the indigenous cluster of the NC.
As per the NC statute, there are eight assistant general secretary posts.