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Province 5 govt officially proposes renaming province as Lumbini, establishing capital in Dang

File: Lumbini’s Internal Affairs and Law Minister Kul Prasad KC during a Provincial Assembly meeting, on Friday, October 2, 2020.

Butwal, October 2

Hours after central leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party agreed to establish the Province 5 capital in Bhalubang of Dang, the provincial government has tabled a proposal with the same in the Provincial Assembly on Friday.

Likewise, the government has proposed renaming the province as Lumbini. This name was already finalised in the past.

Because the party commands a majority in the provincial legislature, the assembly is certain to endorse both of the proposals.

During the assembly meeting on Friday afternoon. Provincial Internal Affairs and Law Minister Kul Prasad KC tabled the proposal.

Before this, the provincial capital had held a meeting to finalise the proposal.

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