Thakur has not been proposed as Chief Minister: Chair Yadav


BIRATNAGAR — Chairman of the Federal Socialist Forum, Nepal, Upendra Yadav, has said that leader of presidium of Rastriya Janata Party (RJP)-Nepal, Mahantha Thakur, has not been proposed as chief minister of province no 2.

Talking to media persons at Biratnagar Airport today, Chairman Yadav clarified that the decision would be made in this regard after the election of State Assemblies.

Saying joint alliance has not been formed as policy, ideology and other issues are different with Nepali Congress, he expressed the belief that there could be alliance with NC only if the NC adopts flexibility regarding elections.

The Forum Chairman said that an understanding has been reached in the party to allocate 15 seats of House of Representatives and 31 seats of State Assemblies to RJP-Nepal in province no 2 and added that there would be change in the seat allocation if election alliance was forged with NC.

On a different note, Chairman Yadav said, “The leftist alliance is not against nation. The alliance will be successful only if it will be able to maintain social justice by ending discriminations taking place in the society.”

Responding to a query, he said that his constituency was not yet certain. He further said that re-writing of the constitution and constitution amendment are still the demands of his party and the up-coming elections would finalize it.

Chairman Yadav said the elections should be held on the slated time and added that the Election Commission should be responsible to hold the elections in a free and fearless manner on the scheduled date. RSS