Ang Tshering, Nima Nuru in race for NMA top post

NMAFormer president Ang Tshering Sherpa and incumbent first vice president Nima Nuru Sherpa have announced separate panels for the election of the executive of Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) to be held in Kathmandu on February 21.

Santabir Lama, Dibas Bikram Shah, Thakur Raj Pandey, Rajendra Man Shrestha and Tika Gurung are the Ang Tshering’s candidates for the post of 1st vice president, 2nd vice president, general secretary, secretary and treasurer, respectively.

Similarly, Hari Prasad Shrestha, Kamini L Sherpa, Dhan Bahadur Gurung, Chhurim Sherpa, Psasang Sherpa, Lakpa Sherpa, Da Gelje Sherpa, Pemba Dorji Sherpa and Dr Nima Namgel Sherpa are the candidates for executive members from general members.

Likewise, Dorje Khatri, Mingma Sherpa, Pasang Bhote and Padam Ghale are the candidates for executive members from among mountaineers and book-holders. Pasang Tenzing Sherpa of the panel has been declared elected unopposed in the executive member form associate members.

Similarly, Namgel Sherpal, Nuru Jangbu Sherpa, Bachhu Narayan Shrestha, Tej Bahadur Gurung and Diwas Pokharel are the candidates for the post of 1st vice president, 2nd vice president, general secretary, secretary from Nima Nuru’s panel. Dawa Sherpa, Purna Bahadur Kunwar, Maya Sherpa, Shiva Bahadur Sapkota, Lakpa Nuru Sherpa, Narayan Sundar Shrestha, Lakpa Chhiri Sherpa, Lakpa Nurbu Sherpa, and Rajendra Bahadur Lama are the candidates for executive members from Nima Nuru’s panel.

Mingmar Dorji Sherpa, Lakpa Tenji Sherpa, Ang Dawa Sherpa and Phurba Sherpa are Nima Nuru’s candidates for the post of executive members from mountaineers and book-holders.

The election to be held on February 21 will elect six office-bearers and nine executive members.  Similarly, mountaineers and book-holders will elect four executive members.

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