Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ set to be the next PM of Nepal after getting the backing of KP Sharma Oli’s CPN-UML & other parties
Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre)’s Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ set to be the next PM of Nepal after getting the backing of KP Sharma Oli’s CPN-UML & other parties.. He will take an oath tomorrow. A coalition of 6 parties decides to present forward Pushpa Kamal Dahal (in pic) as PM of next govt. Agreement has been sealed. Dahal will lead the govt for 2 and half years and another two and half years would be led by CPN-UML: Barshaman Pun, leader from Maoist Center.
In a dramatic turn of events on Sunday, opposition CPN-UML and other smaller parties extended their support to CPN-Maoist Centre chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal “Prachanda”, who is now set to become the next Prime Minister of Nepal.
A crucial meeting of former prime minister K P Sharma Oli-led opposition CPN-UML, CPN-Maoist Centre, Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) and other smaller parties agreed to form a government under the leadership of Prachanda’.
The CPN-UML, CPN-MC and other parties are set to stake a claim for Prachanda’s premiership at the President’s Office Sheetalniwas’ with the signature of 165 lawmakers under Article 76 (2) of the Constitution, General Secretary of CPN-MC Deb Gurung said.
Gurung said that an agreement letter is being prepared to submit to the president.
The meeting was attended by Oli, Prachanda, RSP president Ravi Lamichhane, Rastriya Prajatantra Party chief Rajendra Lingden, Janata Samanwadi Party president Ashok Rai among others at Oli’s residence Balkot.
There has been an understanding between Prachanda and Oli to lead the government on rotation basis and Oli agreed to make Prachanda Prime Minister at the first chance as per his demand.