Ravi Lamichhane has applied to the Election Commission for registration of a new political party, Rastriya Swatantra Party.
After announcing the new party Rastriya Swatantra Party at the National Assembly House on Tuesday afternoon, Ravi reached the commission in the afternoon and filed the petition.
Talking to media persons at the commission premises after the application was submitted, Ravi informed that he had applied for the registration of a new party in his chair. He said that he would not be stuck in one constituency only and would field candidates as per the need across the country.
Speaking on the occasion, Ravi said that the party would adopt a system of government with a directly elected executive prime minister and chief minister.
Ravi Lamichhane, who left journalism and entered politics, has decided to form a ‘National Independent Party’. He also said that he would soon register the party with the Election Commission.
In a declaration meeting held at the National Assembly House on Tuesday, he said that he would not join any of the old parties, adding that he was trying to form a new party. Accordingly, he announced that he would contest the election.
“A lot of people find it very difficult to form a new team. People should be kept from district to ward. Where to find those people, ‘said Lamichhane.
He said that he could not do anything in the party.
He said that he would welcome those who come to register their candidacies independently. Ravi also informed that his party’s proposed election symbol bell has been placed at the event.