Nepali Congress president nominates Dina in Central Working Committee

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Prime ministerial candidate Sher Bahadur Deuba talks to the media after being defeated by Maoist leader Prachanda at the Constituent Assembly in Kathmandu August 15, 2008. Lawmakers elected a Maoist who led a decade-long insurgency against the Hindu monarchy as Nepal's new prime minister on Friday, marking the Himalayan nation's radical change into a democratic republic. REUTERS/Gopal Chitrakar (NEPAL)

Kathmandu: Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba nominated Mahalaxmi Upadhyaya Dina in the party’s Central Working Committee on Sunday.

According to the Nepali Congress Central Office, Dina was nominated as per the party’s statute, reports the Himalayan Times.

She was defeated in the elections during the party’s General Convention held in Kathmandu earlier in March this year.

Dina, who is also a member of Parliament, was also a member of the Central Working Committee earlier. (ANI)