Nepal | July 04, 2020

NCP (NCP) recommends names for governors of seven provinces

Rastriya Samachar Samiti
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KATHMANDU: The meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Secretariat held today has recommended names of candidates for the vacant posts of the governors of all seven provinces.

The meeting held at Prime Minister’s residence at Baluwatar, Kathmandu has recommended Amik Sherchan (Chitwan), Somnath Adhikari Pyasi (Kaski), Tilak Pariyar (Banke), Sharmila Tripathi (Kathmandu), Dharmanath Yadav (Siraha), Bishnu Prasai (Jhapa) and Govinda Kalauni (Dadheldhura) for the governer posts.

Secretariat meeting held at Prime Minister’s residence at Baluwatar, Kathmandu on Monday,November 4, 2019. Photo: RSS

NCP(NCP) General-Secretary Bishnu Prasad Poudel shared that the meeting of Council of Ministers would decide on who would be appointed for which province.

The recommendation was made after the previous post holders were sacked yesterday by President Bidya Devi Bhandari on the recommendation of the Council of Ministers in accordance with Article 165 (1) (b) of the constitution.

The NCP(NCP) had expressed its dissatisfaction over the appointment of these removed governors by the erstwhile government which had taken place following the 2017’s election.

The governors who were relieved yesterday include Govinda Bahadur Tumbahang of Province 1, Ratneshwor Lal Kayastha of Province 2, Anuradha Koirala of Province 3, Baburam Kunwar of Gandaki Province, Uma Kant Jha of Province 5, Durga Keshar Khanal of Karnali Province and Mohan Raj Malla of Sudurpaschim Province. Sher Bahadur Deuba’s government had recommended their names on January 17.

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