CHITWAN: Chief Minister of Province 3, Dormani Poudel, has appointed Nepal Communist Party (NCP) leader Jagannath Thapaliya as his chief political advisor.

Thapaliya said, he was appointed to the post by a meeting of the Council of Ministers on Thursday. Thapaliya is a member of the NCP (NCP) Province 3 Committee. He was also the former district president of the then CPN-UML, Chitwan.

Thapaliya is a resident of Khairahani Municipality-8 in Chitwan district. He holds a Master’s degree in management. He has also served as the Chief of Saptagandaki Multiple Campus, Bharatpur.