The opposition faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), which is struggling with internal strife, on Sunday expelled Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli from the party. Narayankaji Shrestha, the spokesperson of the opposing faction, said that Prime Minister Oli is no longer a member of the party.
Earlier, the opposing factions had written to Oli asking him why he should not be excluded from the party for taking unconstitutional steps. Olly did not respond to this letter.
Oli no longer has a simple membership – best
Giving information about the party’s decision, Shrestha told news agency ANI, “In the Central Committee meeting held today, it was decided to expel KP Sharma Oli from the party. Now he does not even have ordinary membership of Nepal Communist Party.”
Communist Party is divided into two factions
Let us know that NCP has been divided into two factions for quite some time and there is tension between Oli and senior leader Pushp Kamal Dahal Prachanda.
There have also been talks between the two to reduce this tension, but it has not had much effect.
Oli is also accused of openly supporting the monarchists and silently supporting rallies taking place in different parts of the country in support of the monarchy.
Oli dissolved parliament last month
Amidst this quarrel, Oli surprised everyone by taking an unexpected decision to dissolve the country’s parliament last month.
His decision was dismissed as unconstitutional by most NCP leaders and threatened to expel Oli from the party.
However, this is just a formality and at the ground level, NCP has already split into two factions.
Both factions are telling themselves to be authentic
Right now both factions of NCP are declaring themselves as an authentic party and Election Commission is considering the matter. After studying all the documents and laws, the Election Commission will decide who will be given the election symbol of NCP ‘Suraj’.
There are also general elections to be held in April and May in the country and the faction that the Election Commission will support will be able to use the sun symbol.
China did a lot of efforts to stop the partition
Let us know that China had tried its best to stop the NCP splitting and a team of its own had also come to Nepal. However, it failed to bridge the gap between the two factions and the party split.