KATHMANDU, May 31: Decisions and moves taken by both the factions in the Janata Samajwadi Party Nepal (JSP)— one led by Mahantha Thakur and the other by Upendra Yadav— in recent days have led the party to an apparent split in the party.
The two party chairmen — Thakur and Yadav asked each other to furnish clarifications twice. The deadline expired on Monday. The series of seeking clarifications began earlier on May 26. However, both sides failed to submit their explanations in the stipulated time-frame.
The two presidents had sent letters to each other on May 26 to submit explanations within three days.
In the latest episode, Thakur asked Yadav to submit clarifications two and a half hours after Yadav sought clarifications from him. In his letter addressed to Yadav, Thakur said that he had not received any response from him [Yadav] though he was ‘provided an opportunity to clarify himself before taking an action against him’. “This letter has been sent as a second chance to defend yourself with a satisfactory explanation,” Thakur wrote in the letter and