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Nepal’s ruling party standing committee meet postponed for second time..


New Delhi, July 6 (HS) The Standing Committee meeting of the Nepal’s ruling Communist Party has been postponed again until Wednesday as two chairs, KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal, sat for talks for negotiations at Baluwatar.

“The Standing Committee meeting has been postponed till 11 am Wednesday,” said Bishnu Sapkota, Dahal's press advisor.The ruling party is on the verge of split as Oli and Dahal have hardened positions.

Dahal has been demanding Oli's resignation both as party chair and prime minister but the latter has refused.The Nepali PM has seen growing criticism against him over mishandling of the coronavirus COVID-19 crisis, going overboard in criticism against India and maintaining radio silence on Chinese activities in the country.

Hindusthan Samachar / Suprabha Saxena