The President’s nomination filed today was proposed by lawmakers Madhav Kumar Nepal, Bhim Bahadur Rawal, Subas Nembang, Ishwor Pokhrel and Onsari Gharti while lawmakers Ram Bahadur Thapa, Bishnu Prasad Poudel, Gokarnaraj Bista, Bhanubhakta Dhakal and Rabindra Adhikari backed it.
President Bhandari herself visited the Office of Election Officer set up on the premises of New Baneswhor-based Federal Parliament Building to register the candidacy.
It may be noted that the CPN (UML) Tuesday decided to field incumbent President as the candidate for the post of President on behalf of the party.
The election of the president is taking place on March 13 in connection with the implementation of the Constitution of Nepal after the election to the House of Representatives and the National Assembly.
Today, Wednesday has been set for registering candidacy(ies) in view of the presidential election.