SURKHET, Dec 27:  With the formation of a seven-party alliance with CPN-UML at the center, the debate on who will be the Chief Minister of Karnali Province has started. With the new equation at the center, the Nepali Congress, which is currently leading the government in Karnali, will be the main opposition party. Competition has started between CPN (Maoist Center) and CPN-UML for the post of Chief Minister.

SURKHET, Jan 18: ‘Bank account for daughters - lifelong security’, a much lauded initiative of Karnali Province, has now gone into implementation, with the provincial government releasing the required funds. In the first phase of the program, the government has transferred a total of Rs 38.4 million to the local levels. The social development ministry dispatched the money to 79 local level entities.