Ruling CPN has decided to field Spokesperson Narayan Kaji Shrestha in the upcoming National Assembly election. Secretariat member Shrestha will contest from Gandaki province.
Secretariat meeting of the party Friday morning has decided to bring Shrestha to the National Assembly. Shrestha had lost the House of Representatives (HoR) election from Gorkha-2 to Baburam Bhattarai.
The party has also decided to bring standing committee member Beduram Bhusal to the National Assembly.
CPN will field Indu Gautam in women's quota, Gopi Achhami in Dalit and Devendra Dahal in others from Province 1.
It will, similarly, field Tulasa Dahal in women's quota and Radheshyam Paswan in Dalit from Province 2. Ganga Belbase will contest in women's quota and standing committee member Bhusal in others from Province 3.
Bhagawati Neupane will contest in women's quota and spokesperson Shrestha in others from Gandaki. Likewise, Bimala Ghimire will be fielded in women's quota, Jag Prasad Sharma in disabled and minority, and Gopal Bhattarai in others from Province 5.
Similarly, Maya Prasad Sharma will contest in others and Sunita BC in women's quota in Karnali while Sharada Bhatta will be fielded in women's quota and Tara Man Swar in others from Far West.