Pokhara, June 10: The office of the Chief of Gandaki Province has refuted the news of Chief Minister Prithvi Subba Gurung’s resignation.
The office spokesperson Chandi Prasad Aryal, issuing a press release, stated that the news related to Gurung’s resignation was false. The press statement has urged all not to post and follow such fake news.
It said that the same contents of an earlier press note related to the resignation submitted by CM Gurung and issued by the Office of Province Chief on May 9 had been posted and re-posted in the social site by giving today's date. So the news is fake.
The posts were made viral in social media that the CM Gurung resigned from his post. However, CM Gurung is taking vote of confidence in the Province Assembly meeting today.