Regmi elected as NWA Chairperson
Kathmandu, Sept 17: The third general convention of Nepal Women's Association (NWA) has elected Uma Regmi (Adhikari) as the new Chairperson of the Association.
Regmi, who secured 998 votes, emerged to the top position of the sister wing of Nepali Congress (NC) in the election that started since Friday noon and lasted through 12:15 am on Saturday. She was also the Chairperson of the Association in its first convention, according to NWA's Election Committee Chief Election Officer Yadunath Khanal.
Likewise, the Convention has elected Dhana Khatiwada as General-Secretary and Janaki Singh as Treasurer who secured 998 and 911 votes respectively in the poll.
Of total 2,114 voters, only 1,814 had cast their votes in the election. A total of 126 candidates had vied for various 53 positions within the Association.
Ranju Kumari Jha (Thakur) is chairperson of the Women, Elderly Citizens and Social Welfare Committee of the Legislature-Parliament. Born in 2023 BS in Rajbiraj, CPN-UML lawmaker Jha plunged into student politics in 2045 BS, and became a member of the All Nepal National Free Students Union. She got elected...