Rolpa, April 25
As in Jhapa, the biggest archrivals of Nepali politics–CPN-UML and Nepali Congress–have partnered in one local unit of the Rolpa district in Lumbini also.
The two parties have fielded their candidates for the leadership of the Madi rural municipality in the district.
On behalf of the odd alliance, Bijaya Gharti Magar of the UML has registered his candidacy for the local unit’s chief whereas Nawaraj Dangi of the Nepali Congress registered his candidacy for the deputy chief.
The two parties have also shared top positions in the wards of the village.
Leaders say efforts are on to partner up in other local units of the district also.