He has started consultation with those close to him about contesting for the second-ranked post in the party. Nembang said he will contest for the post if there is no consensus.
"I am for consensus. But I will have to think about filing candidacy if there is election by any chance. I will file candidacy after consulting friends. The friends have said I should contest for senior vice-chair until now," he stated.
General Secretary Ishwar Pokharel has also staked claim for senior vice-chair.
The main opposition party is holding its 10th general convention from November 26-28 in Chitwan.