President Bidhya Devi Bhandari has left all the responsibilities and positions in the party after being elected the first female president of the country.
Issuing a statement on Wednesday, October 29, 2015, Bhandari said that she is leaving all the duties and responsibilities at the CPN (UML) party as vice-chairperson, member and leadership related to the party effective from Wednesday.
Bhandari also thanked all her supporters including CPN (UML) and among others parties’ leaders.
The oath taking ceremony is underway at Shital Niwas in Maharajgunj. Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Kalyan Shrestha will administer the oath to newly elected Bhandari.