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NC to finalize by-election candidates today


 |  Kathmandu

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The Nepali Congress is holding meetings of its parliamentary board and central execution committee today to decide on candidates for the April 27 by-elections in Ilam constituency 2 and Bajhang Province Assembly (1).

Chief of information and publicity department of NC, Min Bahadur Bishwokarma, said that the meeting was being held later this afternoon to finalize by-election candidates from the party.

The meeting will be held under the chairmanship of party president and former prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba at 2:00 pm. Initially, the parliamentary board meeting will decide on the candidates and the central execution committee endorses it, he added.

The NC officer bearers, former office bearers and top leaders held discussions on Monday evening about possible candidates.

For the April 27 by-election, the Election Commission has already made public a schedule as per which parties need to file candidacy by April 6.


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