Nepali Congress chief Deuba flies to New Delhi

Kathmandu : Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba on Monday left for a weeklong visit to New Delhi along with his wife and lawmaker Arzu Rana Deuba.

Reportedly, he is travelling to India for medical reasons and is scheduled to return on Saturday.

Deuba’s aide Bhanu Deuba has said that no any meeting with Indian political leaders during the visit had been scheduled, reports the Himalayan Times.

However, analysts have accorded the visit to be a significant one as he was recently elected the President and the Parliamentary Party Leader of the main opposition and the largest political party in the House.

Deuba has been saying that the Nepali Congress will take the lead in resolving the concerns of the agitating United Democratic Madhesi Front and how the demands of the agitating Madhesi parties could be addressed.

He also met the chiefs of the constituents of United Democratic Madhesi Front on yesterday. (ANI)