UML sets Sept 7 deadline for recommending candidates

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Kathmandu: The CPN-UML has directed its subordinate committees to recommend the name of candidates within September 7 for the elections to the House of Representatives and Province Assembly scheduled for November 20.

Inter-party directives-5 issued by party Chairperson KP Sharma Oli on August 31 to the decisions of the fourth central committee meeting held on August 26 and 27 has determined September 7 as the deadline for the recommendation of candidates.

Criteria have been set for recommending as the party candidate a person who is committed to the party’s policy and program, is popular and capable of securing victory, has contributed to the party’s movement, and meets the inclusive and qualification criteria as per election laws.

The district and province committee should recommend names of candidates to the center with opinions in the recommendation of the party’s constituency committee.

The name of candidates should be recommended for the proportional representation electoral system on the basis of inclusiveness and the name of three candidates including a woman should be recommended from the central level of the party’s people’s organization.