DOTI, Jan 20: The Supreme Court has sought clarification from the concerned government authorities for selecting Godawari as the capital of Sudurpaschim Province. The constitutional bench led by Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher Rana on Friday issued a ‘show cause notice’ to the government to present the reasons behind picking Godawari as the province capital.
DHANGADHI, Oct 1: Some residents of the Far West Province are not happy with the government’s decision to choose Godawari as the province’s permanent capital. They have accused the government of being directed forest mafias who are plotting to destroy forest in the area by shifting the capital from Dhangadi to Godawari. After the provincial assembly on Friday named Godawari as the provincial capital, protests have been intensified.
DHANGADHI, Sept 29: Province 7 has been named Far-western Province from Friday with Godawari in Kailali district as its capital. A decision to this effect was taken on Friday despite friction over the choices.