Chaudhary promises to be impartial

KATHMANDU: The newly appointed Member Secretary of the National Sports Council (NSC) Hari Babu Chaudhary today said that he would put aside any kind of biasness while working for the betterment of the Nepali sports.

Chaudhary, who joined his office from today, assured that he would perform his duty without any political biasness. Youth and Sports Ministry handed over Chaudhary the responsibility to lead the NSC on Thursday. A cabinet meeting on Wednesday had appointed former chief of the National Investigation Department as a member of the NSC board.

Chaudhary said he was happy to be at the sports governing body and expected to get support from everyone in the field. Chaudhary is one of the 11 members to be appointed by the ministry. According to Youth and Sports Minister Ganesh Nepali the remaining 10 members are likely to be named by the next cabinet meeting on Wednesday.

Chaudhary, 60, presented

a token of love to the acting Member Secretary Bishnu Prasad Lamshal in a program held to welcome the new member secretary.

Joint Secretary of the Youth and Sports Ministry Bishnu Prasad Lamshal was looking

after the NSC since July 30 following Jeevan Ram Shrestha's resignation on July 23. A CPN-UML alternative committee member Shrestha had stepped down from the post after Terai Madhesh Loktantrik Party (TMLP) bagged the ministry. Chaudhary is the TMLP central committee member.