Baitadi locals suggest naming Province 7 after martyr Dasharath Chand
BAITADI: Local people and political leaders of Baitadi district have suggested Dasharath Chand as the name of Province 7 after martyr Dasharath Chand.
The proposal was made at the 24th anniversary of Martyr Dasharath Chand Memorial Trust in the district on Saturday that was attended by local people and various local political leaders.
The suggestion responds to the parliamentary committee of the province seeking suggestion to determine the name and permanent location for its capital. The committee extended the August 6 deadline by a week in this regard.
The Trust also decided to urge Province Assembly members to translate their proposal into action.
Addressing the function, President of the Trust Chatur Bahadur Chand viewed that the province be named Dasharath Chand in honour of martyr Dasharath Chand who had dreamt of establishing a democratic republic.
Dasharath Chand is country's martyr and it will be relevant to name the province after his name, said Mayor of Dasharath Chand Municipality Narendra Singh Thapa, another participant.