Butwal, February 14
CPN-Maoist Centre lawmaker Purna Bahadur Gharti has been unanimously elected the speaker of Provincial Assembly in Province 5.
A meeting of the Assembly held in Butwal of Rupandehi endorsed the proposal tabled by lawmaker Dadhi Ram Neupane as per article 182(2) of the constitution. Neupane’s proposal was seconded by Bhumeshwar Dhakal.
After his election, Gharti said he would work together will all parties and lawmakers to perform his new duty.
Meanwhile, the Assembly has scheduled the election to deputy speaker on coming Sunday. As the CPN-Maoist Centre has already decided to extend support to the CPN-UML for the position, it is certain than a UML lawmaker will get elected.
Published on February 14th, Wednesday, 2018 2:06 PM