HETAUDA — CPN-UML Parliamentary Party leader Dor Mani Paudel took the oath of office and secrecy as the Chief Minister of Province 3 on Monday and becaome the first person to be appointed as the Chief Minister among the seven provinces of federal Nepal.
Paudel will assume the office at around 11 am today. Newly appointed Chief Minister Paudel said that a three-member Cabinet will formed today itself.
Province Chief Anuradha Koirala administered the oath to Paudel amid a function this morning. Speaker Sanu Kumar Shrestha was also present on the occasion.
Preparations are underway to appoint Chief Minister in other provinces as well.
Paudel had worked as the Chairman of Nepal Municipality Association for 15 years.He was elected as the Mayor of Hetauda Municipality in the local level election in 1992 and 1995. He was also the member of Local Level Restructuring Commission (LLRC) after the promulgation of a new constitution in 2015.Follow @gorkhapost
2 injured as bomb goes off at Ward Chair’s house
DAMAK — An unidentified group detonated a bomb at the house of Bhim Poudel, a Ward Chairperson of the Damak Municipality Ward Number 7, last night, injuring two people including a woman.
The injured were hit by shrapnel due to the explosion. The explosion has also caused minor damages to the house which is located some 500 metres to the east of the Area Police Office, Damak.
It was a powerful explosion and it is not known who carried it out, police said.
Those injured in the incident are Semu Rai and Tilochan Pokhrel who had come to visit their relatives at the house next to Poudel’s house.
Both them who have been wounded in the hands and legs are being treated at the Lifeline Hospital in Damak. Rai is a staff at the same hospital.
Police has started an investigation into the case. Meanwhile, the Nepal Communist Party led by Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav) has today issued a press release saying those playing main role in evicting the landless squatters in the disputed market area in Damak. It had specifically named Wrad Chair Poudel and Mayor Romnath Oli.
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