Nepal: Parties meet to form govt, CPN-UML favoured

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Kathmandu, May 5: With the first elected Maoist government collapsing after the Prime Minister Prachanda, Nepal's political parties will meet on Tuesday, May 5 to form a new coalition.

"An all-party meeting is scheduled this afternoon to discuss the possibility of forming a coalition government with the consensus of all parties," Bimalendra Nidhi, Reuters quoted a senior leader of the opposition Nepali Congress party.

The formation will take all the parliamentary groups to come together. The Maoists who form the bigger group of the parliament are protesting and may not attend the meeting.

The main opposition which is Nepali Congress is not calling in to lead the country and expressed their support for Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist) (CPN-UML).

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