Ex-Secretary Kishore Thapa to vie for mayoral post of Kathmandu from Sajha Party

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Former Urban Development Secretary Kishore Thapa is vying for the mayoral post of the Kathmandu Metropolitan in the local level election scheduled for May 14.

Sajha Party, formed by journo Rabindra Mishra, has decided to pick Thapa for the post of mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan city in the election.

"While the party has said it will support the candidates promoting the norms and values of Sajha Party, we're glad that Thapa, who is known for his ability and virtue, is vying for the post of mayor of Kathmandu," the press release issued by the party states.

 Thapa is a member of Central Coordinating Committee of Sajha Party.

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