KATHMANDU – A parliamentary party meeting of the Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) has decided to lend its support to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli in the race for new prime minster.
The meeting of the HoR members close to JSP chairperson Mahantha Thakur and parliamentary party leader Rajendra Mahato held today at Singhadurbar decided to stand with the side of PM Oli in the present context.
Leader Mahato told RSS that they took the decision to support incumbent PM Oli as the later was effortful to address the demands of Madhesh. “The incumbent government has taken our demands positively so we have decided to lend our support to the sitting PM”.
In the meeting, chairperson Thakur and leader Mahato had briefed HoR members about the discussion with PM Oli on Thursday. The meeting had given its chair Thakur the authority to take the decision to that end. After JSP decision PM Oli had registered his claim for the post of new prime minster at the Office of President today.