Saturday, February 24th, 2024

Province 7: Bhatta appointed Chief Minister

Kathmandu, February 15

CPN Maoist Centre’s Trilochan Bhatta, who was recently elected the party’s parliamentary leader for Province 7, has been appointed Chief Minister.

Governor Mohan Raj Malla appointed him to the post in accordance with Article 168 (2) of the Constitution of Nepal. According to the governor’s office, Bhatta will be administered his oath of office and secrecy on Saturday.

Bhatta (48), on Wednesday, had officially laid claim to the post of Chief Minister. Bhatta was elected to the Provincial Assembly from a constituency in Doti. Of the 60 lawmakers in Province 7, 25 belong to the UML, 14 to the CPN Maoist Centre, 12 to the Nepali Congress and two to the Rastriya Janata Party.

Bhatta’s candidacy was backed by lawmakers from his own party as well as those from the UML.


Please Comment
© 2018
Designed by Zookti