Kathmandu, January 9
Bagmati and Gandaki provinces have formed new provincial governments, following the Provincial Assembly elections held in November 2022.
In Bagmati, Shalik Ram Jamkattel of the CPN-Maoist Centre has been appointed the chief minister with the support of 70 members of the 110-member assembly. As per the agreement held among constituents of the central ruling coalition, the CPN-UML and Rastriya Prajatantra Party have extended support to his chief ministership.
In Gandaki, Khagaraj Adhikari of the CPN-UML has been appointed the chief minister. He has garnered support from 33 of the 60 members of the Provincial Assembly. There also, other constituents of the ruling alliance including the CPN-Maoist Centre and RPP have supported him.
Earlier, Province 1 got its new chief minister on Sunday.
Madhesh, Lumbini, Karnali and Sudurpaschim provinces are expected to establish new provincial governments by the coming weekend.