Poudel is holding discussions with a central member close to him today

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Nepali Congress senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel has convened a meeting of central members close to him.

Leader Poudel called a meeting on Friday afternoon to discuss the convention. “Senior leaders have called for a discussion this afternoon,” said Congress central member Jeevan Pariyar.

The race for leadership has started in the Nepali Congress as the general convention is approaching. There are many aspirants for leadership in non-establishment groups. Poudel aspires to run for the presidency again in the 14th General Convention.

Leader Poudel has said that they will move forward through group discussions. Poudel had earlier called a meeting for Thursday, but it was postponed after top leaders of the opposition coalition clashed with reporters over time.

Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has intensified preparations for re-election under his leadership. In the first phase, he has been able to hold discussions with the central members close to him. Similarly, Vice President Bimalendra Nidhi has also claimed for the post. He has increased meetings with aspirants for the presidency and discussions with young leaders.

The NC General Convention has approved the schedule to be held in Kathmandu from September 1 to 3. 

Currently, active membership is being released.