Rajendra Rai appointed Chief Minister of Province 1
ITAHARI: CPN (Unified Socialist) Parliamentary Party leader Rajendra Rai has been appointed as the Chief Minister of Province 1.
Province 1 Chief Somnath Adhikari appointed him as the Chief Minister amidst a function today.
Nepali Congress, CPN (Maoist Centre), Janata Samajbadi Party-Nepal (JSP-N) and Federal Democratic Socialist Party-Nepal had thrown their weight behind Adhikari.
Leader Rai was elected as the Provincial Assembly member from Bhojpur Constituency 1 (A) by defeating Ajambar Kangbang of the then Federal Democratic Forum-Nepal.
Province Chief Adhikari administrated the oath of office and secrecy this afternoon.