KATHMANDU — The government has formed a five-member Electoral Constituency Delimitation Commission under former Justice Kamal Narayan Das on Thursday.
Bishwo Kalyan Parajuli, Madhav Adhikari and Ganesh Raj Karki are the members of the CDC while Yogendra Sharma is appointed as its member secretary.
The government has mandated the commission to carry out delineation of federal boundaries within 21 days in view of the upcoming provincial and federal elections.
The CDC will delineate the election constituencies after studying the demographic and geographical composition and societal structure of the country.
Currently, there are 240 election constituencies. There will be two provincial assembly election constituencies in each parliamentary constituency. The Election Commission had urged the government to complete the task of constituency delineations by July 30.
The cabinet meeting held on Thursday also approved the resignation of Chief Secretary Somlal Subedi.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.