12th General Convention of the Nepali Congress

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The twelfth general convention of the Nepali Congress party was held in Kathmandu from September 17–21, 2010. Elections were held for the posts of President, General Secretary and Treasurer. The convention also elected 61 members to the party's Central Working Committee (CWC).

Election results[edit]

President [1]

Candidate Votes %
Sushil Koirala 1,692 54.81
Sher Bahadur Deuba 1,317 42.66
Bhim Bahadur Tamang 78 2.53
Total
3,087 100

General Secretary [2]

Candidate Votes  %
Prakash Man Singh 1,656 54.28
Bimalendra Nidhi 1,226 40.18
Narahari Acharya 152 4.98
Invalid 17 0.56
Total
3,051 100

Treasurer [3]

Candidate Votes  %
Chitra Lekha Yadav 1,557 52.13
Padma Narayan Chaudhari 1,430 47.87
Total
2,987 100

Central Working Committee (CWC) Members

Elections to the 61 CWC seats were held in three categories : 25 seats were contested under the open category, 14 seats under the zonal category and 22 seats under reserved quotas for women, Dalit, Madeshi, Muslim and Janajati categories.

Elected in open category:[4]

Winner Votes
Gagan Thapa 2,061
Arjun Narasingha K.C. 2,034
Khum Bahadur Khadka 1,791
Shashanka Koirala 1,767
Pradip Giri 1,741
Sujata Koirala 1,739
Ram Chandra Paudel 1,703
Dr Ram Sharan Mahat 1,699
Bal Krishna Khand 1,606
N P Saud 1,556
Dr Shekhar Koirala 1,531
Mahesh Acharya 1,501
Dr Minendra Rijal 1,435
Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat 1,382
Krishna Sitaula 1,373
Chandra Bhandari 1,368
Dr Narayan Khadka 1,340
Gopal Man Shrestha 1,286
Bal Bahadur KC 1,286
Purna Bahadur Khadka 1,246
Shankar Bhandari 1,219
Kul Bahadur Gurung 1,155
Man Mohan Bhattarai 1,080
Gyanendra Bahadur Karki 1,068
Dip Kumar Upadhyay 1,020

Elected in zonal category:

Zone Winner
Bagmati Navindra Raj Joshi
Bheri Kishor Singh Rathaur
Dhaulagiri Arjun Joshi
Gandaki Surendra Pandey
Janakpur Ananda Prasad Dhungana
Karnali Jivan Bahadur Shahi
Koshi Amod Prasad Upadhyay
Lumbini Krishna Chandra Nepali
Mahakali Dilendra Prasad Badu
Mechi Narendra Bikram Nembang
Narayani Ramesh Rijal
Rapti Deepak Giri
Sagarmatha Ram Kumar Chaudary
Seti Badri Pandey

Elected in Janajati, Women, Dalit, Madhesi and Muslim category:[5][6]

Electoral Category Winner Votes
Janajati Bhisma Raj Angdembe 834
Surya Man Gurung 724
Dhan Raj Gurung 667
Sita Gurung 1,003
Ratna Sherchan 878
Women Pushpa Bhusal 1,470
Mina Mandey 1,419
Kamala Devi Pant 1,242
Ambika Basnet 1,103
Mahalaxmi Upadhaya Dina 1,007
Ishwori Neupane 832
Dalit Min Bahadur Bishwokarma 1,445
Man Bahadur Bishwokarma 1,421
Jiban Pariyar 959
Sujata Pariyar 1,640
Kabita Sardar 1,237
Madhesi Umakanta Chaudhari 1,089
Ajaya Chaurasia 963
Mahendra Yadav 914
Parbati D.C Chaudhari 1,414
Minakshi Jha 1,395
Muslim Mohammaed Aftab Alam N/A

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1], The Himalayan Times, "Sushil Koirala is Nepali Congress president"
  2. ^ [2], The Himalayan Times, "Prakash Man Singh Gen Secy, Chitra Lekha Treasurer"
  3. ^ [3], The Himalayan Times, "Prakash Man Singh Gen Secy, Chitra Lekha Treasurer"
  4. ^ [4], My Republica, "NC elects most inclusive CWC"
  5. ^ [5], My Republica, "NC announces 5 CWC members from Janajatis"
  6. ^ [6], United We Blog,"Nepali Congress General Convention Message: Unit Essenstial"