Two separate taskforces constituted following the agreement among the CPN (UML), CPN (Maoist Centre) and the Nayashakti Nepal to forge an electoral alliance for the upcoming House of Representatives and State Assemblies elections have been given the deadline to complete the assigned task.
As per the agreement, the UML and Maoist Centre are to share seats in the 60-40 ratio in the upcoming elections towards the direct system.
The taskforce meant for determining the electoral constituency has been directed to prepare a report within the next three days.
In the very first joint meeting of both taskforces took place at the Singha Durbar-based CPN (UML) Parliamentary party office today, UML chair KP Sharma Oli and CPN (MC) chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' and other top leaders of both political parties gave deadline to both bodies to complete the task.
The second taskforce has been instructed to prepare draft of the election manifesto within the next seven days.
Talking to media following the meeting, member in the second taskforce Nayashakti Nepal's leader Ganga Shrestha said they were directed to incorporate the issues of constitution, democracy and social justice in the election manifesto.