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NC to play strong opposition role in HoR

2023 Jan 07, 19:48, Kathmandu
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The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has decided to work together in order to make its role strong and effective in the federal parliament.

A meeting held under the chairmanship of NC Parliamentary Party leader and party President Sher Bahadur Deuba at office of the parliamentary party, Singha Durbar today directed its lawmakers to be ready for the same, said NC's chief whip, Ramesh Lekhak. Leader Lekhak shared, "It has been decided that the entire party will play a strong role in HoR being united."

The meeting also extended gratitude towards voters for making the NC largest party in the HoR. The NC chief whip further said the meeting also thanked the outgoing government led by NC for successfully conducting the election to the House of Representatives and Province Assembly.

The NC also expressed high respect to the Election Commission, security bodies, employees, civil society, intellectuals, and media persons for playing a role in conducting the election successfully, he mentioned.

The meeting has endorsed a condolence proposal on the demise of former parliamentarian and former constituent assembly members Jhul Bahadur Ale and Maiya Devi Shrestha.

The NC summoned today's meeting to brief its newly elected parliamentarians about some important information before the HoR convenes its first meeting on January 9.

The newly elected lawmakers of the NC were briefed about the role to be played by the NC in the federal parliament and the preparations to be made for that, said chief whip Lekhak.

The next meeting of the NC parliamentary party will convene on January 10 in the building of the federal parliament which will decide on the proposal seeking the vote of confidence, said Lekhak.

He ruled out any possibility for forming a new coalition and dissolving the current one.

The meeting was attended by the senior leader Ramchandra Poudel, Vice-Presidents Purna Bahadur Khadka and Dhanaraj Gurung, General-Secretaries Gagan Kumar Thapa and Bishwa Prakash Sharma, leader Dr Shekhar Koirala among other office-bearers and parliamentarians.

Despite becoming the biggest party winning 89 seats in the HoR, NC is currently in the opposition.


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