Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher JB Rana administering the oath of office and secrecy to the newly-appointed chairs of five different constitutional commissions, in the presence of President Bhandari and Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun, at a special ceremony organised in Shital Niwas, Kathmandu, on Thursday, March 21, 2019. Photo: RSS
Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher JB Rana administering the oath of office and secrecy to the newly-appointed chairs of five different constitutional commissions, in the presence of President Bhandari and Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun, at a special ceremony organised in Shital Niwas, Kathmandu, on Thursday, March 21, 2019. Photo: RSS

KATHMANDU: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has appointed chairpersons to five different constitutional commissions, today.

The President, on the recommendation of the Constitutional Council, appointed Balananda Poudel the chairperson of National Natural Resources and Finance Commission, Shanta Raj Subedi the chairperson of National Inclusion Commission, Bijaya Kumar Dutta the chairperson of Madhesi Commission, Bishnu Prasad Chaudhary the chairperson of Tharu Commission, and Samim Miya Ansari the chairman of Muslim Commission.

Chief Justice Cholendra Shamsher JB Rana administered the oath of office and secrecy to the newly-appointed chairs in the presence of President Bhandari at a special ceremony organised at Shital Niwas in Kathmandu.

Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun, Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Bhanubhakta Dhakal, Deputy Speaker Shiva Maya Tumbahamfe, heads of constitutional bodies, chiefs of security bodies, and special class office-bearers of the Government of Nepal were also present on the occasion.