33-party alliance to participate in elections with 'sickle and hammer' symbol

Posted on: October 05, 2017 | views: 63

An alliance of 33 fringe political parties is to take part in the upcoming elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies with the election symbol of 'sickle and hammer', the symbol of CPN (Maoist Centre).    

The alliance unveiled its decision today, following the announcement of an electoral alliance of the CPN (UML), CPN (Maoist Centre) and Naya Shakti for the forthcoming November 26 and December 7 elections and eventually taking the parties towards merger. 

The 33-party  alliance coordinator Yubraj Safal said they had decided to take part in the elections with the election symbol of the CPN (MC), welcoming the decision to form the leftist alliance  terming it as the 'progressive force'.