RJP general secretary Jangi Lal Raya quits party

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General Secretary of Rastriya Janata Party Nepal Jangi Lal Raya has quit the party on Thursday and is preparing to join CPN-UML.

Discussions about him joining UML are being held and decision will be taken within a couple of days, UML leader Nagendra Chaudhary told Setopati.

Raya was elected from Sarlahi-5 in the second Constituent Assembly (CA) election in 2013. He was general secretary of Tarai Madhes Loktantrik Party and became RJP general secretary following unification of six parties.

Raya has quit the party stating that the party did not distribute tickets to the persons he recommended.