An hour-long meeting between Prachanda and President Bhandari after Oli

Photo Courtesy: Facebook page of NCP chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal (Prachanda)

Kathmandu: Executive Chairman of the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has gone to Shitalniwas (President Residence) to meet President Bidhyadevi Bhandari.

Amid growing controversy within the party, Prachanda reached Shital Niwas on Thursday evening to meet President Bhandari.

Earlier on Thursday, Prime Minister KP Sharmaoli had gone to Shitalniwas to meet President Bhandari. Prime Minister Oli and the President had a two-hour meeting. The meeting between the President and Chairman Prachanda lasted for about an hour. As soon as the dispute in the CPN escalates, the leaders went to Shitalniwas.

Even the President has shown interest in the CPN controversy. Earlier, President Bhandari had called the leaders and urged them not to break party unity.