Saturday, 19 June, 2021

Gandaki Province Chief calls to form alternative govt.


By Tara Chapagain, Kaski, June 11: Gandaki Province Chief Sita Kumari Poudel has called provincial assembly members to form a new alternative government.

As Chief Minister Prithvi Subba Gurung failed to obtain the vote of confidence in the Gandaki provincial assembly on Thursday, Chief Poudel called the members to form an alternative government as per Article 168 of the Constitution.

Chief Poudel has given time until 3:00 pm on Saturday, June 12 to form a new government.

Of the total 61 members of the Gandaki Province Assembly including Speaker, 27 voted in favor of the motion while 30 others did not express their confidence in CM Gurung.