KATHMANDU, MAY 03
President Bidya Devi Bhandari has administered the oath of office and secrecy to the newly appointed Governors on Monday.
Following the Cabinet's decision to remove the incumbent governors -- Amik Sherchan of Gandaki Province and Sharmila Tripathi of Sudur Paschim Province -- the government had proposed the names of Sita Poudel and Ganga Prasad Yadav for the vacant posts.
Under the recommendation of the government, President Bhandari appointed Sita Paudel and Ganga Prasad Yadav as the Governors of Gandaki Province and Sudur Paschim Province, respectively.
Sita Paudel, is the Public Relations Advisor to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and is also the Chairperson of Women Wing of the CPN-UML.
Likewise, Yadav, who has had a long political career, had served as the deputy chairman of constituent assembly and deputy speaker during the second constituent Assembly.