November 2, 2021 04:54 PM NPT
KATHMANDU, Nov 2: CPN (Unified Socialist) leader Rajendra Rai was appointed as the chief minister (CM) of Province 1 on Tuesday. He was appointed to the post by Province 1 Chief Somnath Adhikari 'Pyasi'.
Chief Minister Rajendra Rai will also oversee the Ministry of Industry, Ministry of Forest and Environment, and Ministry of Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperatives for the time being.
Earlier, Bhim Acharya had resigned from the post of the chief minister before taking the vote of confidence, paving way for the appointment of Rai.
Here is the list of ministers of the Province 1 Cabinet: