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Nepali Congress General Convention kicks off (Photo feature)

The Annapurna Express

The Annapurna Express

Nepali Congress General Convention kicks off (Photo feature)

The three-day event will elect new party leadership | Photos: Pratik Rayamajhi/ApEx

The 14th general convention of the ruling party Nepali Congress started in Kathmandu on Dec 10. Taking part at the inaugural ceremony were NC leaders, activists, general convention delegates, representatives, and national and international guests.

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This was the first time in 11 months that KP Sharma Oli, Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ and Madhav Kumar Nepal, heads of CPN-UML, CPN (Maoist Center), and CPN (Unified Socialist), respectively, were seen on the same stage.

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Similarly, Chairman of JSPN Upendra Yadav, Chairman of Democratic Socialist Party Mahanta Thakur, Chairman of Rastriya Prajatantra Party Rajendra Lingden, Vice Chairman of Rastriya Janamorcha Durga Poudel, and other party leaders also participated.

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Speaking at the gathering, BJP leader Harsha Vardan conveyed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's congratulatory message for the event.

The three-day event will elect new party leadership.

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