KATHMANDU, Sept 13: CPN (Unified Socialist) Bagmati Province has decided to hold discussion with other parties of the ruling alliance to form a new government.
A parliamentary party meeting of the Unified Socialist party held on Monday gave responsibility to the parliamentary leader Rajendra Prasad Pandey to take initiative for the same, according to the CPN (Unified Socialist) parliamentary party.
The meeting also elected province assembly member and former minister Krishna Prasad Khanal as the Deputy-leader of the parliamentary party.
Chief Minister Asta Laxmi Shakya had appointed Khanal as the Social Development Minister. However, Khanal certified his name reaching the Election Commission saying he would choose the CPN (Unified Socialist). He then resigned from the post of Minister.
Similarly, the meeting unanimously elected Munu Sigdel as the chief whip of the party and Basundhara Humagain as whip, according to the newly-appointed whip of Bagmati Province Assembly, Humagain. The first meeting of the parliamentary party held on Sunday had elected Rajendra Pandey as the parliamentary party leader.