CPN (Maoist Centre) to contest election to post of NA Chairperson

KATHMANDU: The CPN (Maoist Centre) has decided to contest the election to the post of National Assembly Chairperson.

The Standing Committee (SC) meeting held at the party central office in Parisdanda took the decision to this effect, said party Spokesperson Agni Prasad Sapkota.

Party Vice-Chairperson Sapkota said, “Though there will be discussions in this regard, we will reach a conclusion through consultations. At present, our party has decided to contest the election to the post of National Assembly Chairperson.”

He shared that most of the SC members voiced that the CPN (Maoist Centre) should stake its claim on the post.

The post of NA Chairperson would remain vacant from March 3.

Other coalition partners in the government are also claiming their stake for the post.

 

 

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