10 people's representatives including the Chief of District Coordination Committee(DCC) registered themselves as members of CPN (US) in the Khotang district. District Coordination Committee Chief Babi Chamling and other representatives elected from the CPN(UML) got themselves verified as the leaders belonging to the CPN (US) and attested their signatures at District Election Office. Others joining the new party include DCC members Uday Bahadur Karki and Ranjana Rai, Chairperson of Bahrapokhari Rural Municipality-4, Bhuwal Raj Rai, and ward level leaders Hari Bahadur Magar, Anup Chamling Rai, Hari Chamling, Prakash Rai, and Ram Kumar Basnet. District secretary of CPN (Unified Socialist) Jalsher Rai informed that the leaders in the district were registering themselves in the party after senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal split the CPN(UML) and formed the new one. The Election Commission then set the deadline for the people's representatives of CPN (UML) to decide their affiliation- whether to stay with CPN (UML) or join CPN (Unified Socialist) till today. "So far, 41 people's representatives verified their affiliation to CPN (Unified Socialist). Those from the geographically distant areas would register their details today too," added Jalsher Rai.
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