UML, DSP to contest NA elections jointly in Madhes Province | Ratopati

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Opposition parties — CPN-UML and Democratic Socialist Party (DSP)– have agreed to form an alliance to contest the National Assembly (NA) jointly in Madhes Province. 

As per the agreement reached between the parties on Thursday, the two parties will field Usman Ansari (CPN-UML) and Rupa Kumari Yadav (DSP) during the polls scheduled for January 26 elections. 

Ram Avatar Yadav, provincial chair of UML and Jitendra Sonal, DSP’s provincial chairman signed in the agreement paper. 

Ruling parties —- Nepali Congress (NC), CPN (Maoist Center), CPN (Unified Socliast) and Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP), on the other hand, are contesting the elections jointly. 

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