KATHMANDU, APRIL 19
A no-confidence motion has been registered against Lumbini Province Chief Minister Shankar Pokhrel, on Monday.
A coalition of provincial lawmakers of Nepali Congress, Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist Centre and Janata Samajbadi Party-Nepal reached the Provincial Parliament secretariat to register the no-trust motion against CM Pokhrel with signatures of 41 lawmakers.
Maoist Centre lawmaker Kul Prasad KC has been named as the new Chief Minister in the motion.
The 87-member provincial assembly has 41 lawmakers from CPN (UML).