Kathmandu: Pushpa Kamal Dahal “Prachanda” and Madhav Kumar Nepal faction of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has reached the Election Commission office claiming authenticity today.
Leaders of the faction reached there and informed the chief commissioner Dinesh Kumar Thapa that they had 295 central committee members on their side. Then NCP has 441 CC members. On the occasion, chair Prachanda submitted a letter of memorandum incorporating the latest Central Committee meeting decisions attended by majority CC members to the Commission.
Chair Prachanda opined that the Commission will take appropriate decisions on the authenticity and election symbols of the party following the constitution, election laws and party statute.
Chair Dahal also said they had submitted the signatures of majority CC members adding that these members were ready to reach the Commission if needed.
Responded to the leaders reached there, chief commissioner Thapaliya said that the dispute over the ownership of the party and election symbol will be soon resolved following the constitution, existing laws, party statute, precedents and election laws.
Senior leader Jhalnath Khanal, Bhim Rawal, Surendra Pandey, Yogesh Bhattarai, Giriraj Mani Pokharel, Pampha Bhusal, Ashta Laxmi Shakya among other leaders had reached the commission office this noon.