KATHMANDU: Deputy Prime Minister Bijay Kumar Gachhadar on Friday called on Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal to assure the latter about his support to the government.

Gachhadar along with his supporters including Sarad Singh Bhandari suggested that PM Nepal extend the cabinet as soon as possible. Sources, requesting anonymity, said that Gachhadar demanded four ministries and five state ministries in the government overturning his earlier request for five ministries and four state ministries.