Unified Marxist Leninist claims to presidency in Nepal

June 13th, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI  

Kathmandu, June 13 (ANI): The Unified Marxist Leninist (UML) party has staked its claim for the position of Presidency in Nepal
Nepalnews quoted UML General Secretary Jhalnath Khanal as saying that his party deserves the post of presidency.
Addressing a function organised by student wing of the party to celebrate the implementation of republic of Nepal, Khanal said his party had demanded that the issue of parallel military forces in the country must be settled first.
His remarks have coincided with a comment by a senior Maoist leader that they could support UML leader Sahana Pradhan for the position of president. (ANI)

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