KOSHI, March 27: The Koshi province government has decided to provide Rs 300,000 as compensation to the family of Lajehang Limbu (Padam Limbu).
Limbu died while undergoing treatment for the injuries he received in police crackdown in the protest launched against naming of Koshi Province.
A cabinet meeting of the Koshi Province government held on Monday decided to facilitate the probe committee formed by the government and provide compensation to Limbu's family, said Mahendra Bista, Press Advisor of Chief Minister Hikmat Kumar Karki.
The cabinet meeting also decided to designate Province Secretary Krishna Sapkota with the responsibility of Director of Kalbalgudi Jhapa, a province government's entity, until further arrangement.
Likewise, a decision was taken to give approval to table two amendment bills presented by the Ministry of Tourism, Forest and Environment—Province Environment Protection Act-2076 and Province Forest Act-2077.
The meeting also took the decision to pass the Supplementary Grant Procedure Amendment Proposal presented by the Economic Affairs and Planning Ministry.
The meeting also decided to extend gratitude to all who helped naming the province as Koshi province.