President Bhandari to file nominations herself

President Bidhya Devi Bhandari will go to file nominations for the presidential election herself.

She will reach Parliament House in Baneswhore at around noon Wednesday to file nominations, according to her advisor Madhav  Sharma.

Vehicular movement will not be disturbed in the route when she travels to Baneshwore from Sheetal Niwas as it is an informal program, according to Valley Traffic.

Nominations for the presidential election can be filed from 10 in the morning till two in the afternoon.

Nepali Congress (NC) has decided to field Laxmi Rai as the party’s presidential candidate.

Bhandari is set to be reelected president as the joint candidate of left alliance that commands almost two-third majority in the federal parliament.

Bhandari was elected president on October 28, 2015. She has not served a full term as the first president Ram Baran Yadav continued at the office for almost two years after the second Constituent Assembly (CA) election in November 2013.



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