Rajendra Rai appointed as Province 1 CM

Published On: November 2, 2021 04:54 PM NPT By: Republica

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:

Names Post Ministry
Indra Bahadur Aangbo Minister Ministry of Economic Affairs and Planning
Himal Karki Minister Ministry of Physical Infrastructure Development
Kedar Karki Minister Ministry of Internal Affairs and Law
Jayaram Yadav Minister Ministry of Social Development
Bishnu Tumbahamphe Minister Ministry of State for Social Development


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