Trilochan Bhatta appointed as CM of Province-7

Published On: February 15, 2018 03:01 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Trilochan Bhatta, CPN (Maoist Center) has been appointed as the chief minister of Province 7. Bhatta is the parliamentary Party leader.  

Provincial Chief Mohan Raj Malla appointed Bhatta as CM under clause 168 sub-clause 2 of the constitution of Nepal.

According to the Office of Provincial Chief, CM elect Bhatta will take the oath of office and secrecy on Saturday. Bhatta won provincial assembly election from Doti ‘B’.

Bhatta had presented a claim to be the CM after gathering support from the Left Alliance.  

Of the total 51 PA members in the Province,  25 are from UML, 14 from Maoist Center, 12 from Nepali Congress and 2 from Rastriya Janta Party, Nepal.

Arjun Bahadur Thapa from UML was appointed on Speaker for Provincial Parliament of Province-7 on Tuesday. He was elected PA member from Bhajhang.

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