Itahari, Aug 17: Nepali Congress (NC) has started the BP Bicharyatra from today in commemoration of the birth centenary of the popular leader and founder of Nepali Congress BP Koirala.
Vice-president of NC Ram Chandra Poudel is coordinating the Bicharyatra (a journey) that begun from Biratnagar. The journey is scheduled to reach Ramnagar along Ramgunj and Bethliya of Sunsari district, said Nepali Congress District Secretary Kedar Bhandari. The journey would be converted into a mass meeting at Bhutaha of the district.
Senior leader Sher Bahadur Deuba, general secretary Krishna Prasad Sitaula, Minister for Information and Communications Dr Minendra Rijal, Minister for Forest and Soil Conservation Mahesh Acharya, leaders Sujata Koirala and Dr Shekhar Koirala among others would joint the programme, Bhandari added.
The journey will reach to Dhankuta, Bhojpur, Khotang, Okhaldhunga, Solukhumbu, Kavre, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur. It would end after reaching at Sundarijal in the capital on September 9.