Friday, 19 August 2016

Nainsingh Mahar elected Nepal Students Union President

Posted by Anup Baral | August 19, 2016 :
Nainsingh Mahar has been elected President of the Nepali Congress’ student wing, Nepal Students Union. Mahar defeated his closest rival Manoj Mani Acharya and five other candidates. The Election Committee informed that Mahat garnered 1,447 votes to win the election.* The closest rival Acharya was restricted to 1,328 votes.
It has been learned that Mahar was supported by party President Sher Bahadur Deuba and party’s Central Working Committee members Pradeep Paudel and Gagan Thapa, who had a strong influence over the NSU cadres. Acharya, on the other hand, was backed by party’s senior leader Ram Chandra Paudel. Meanwhile, Mahar panel’s Kundan Kafle and Saroj Thapa were elected general secretaries. They defeated other candidates for the post including Deepak Bhattarai, Himal Datta Shrestha and Shankar Paudel.

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