Government to change province chiefs in three provinces
KATHMANDU: The government has decided to change province chiefs of three different provinces.
A Cabinet meeting held on Monday decided to change province chiefs of Province 1, Karnali and Sudurpaschim Province.
The government has recommended the President to appoint Parshuram Khapung as the Province Chief of Province 1 and Tilak Pariyar as the Province Chief of Karnali and Devi Raj Joshi as the Province Chief of Sudurpaschim Province.
Earlier, Somnath Adhikari was the Province Chief of Province 1, Govinda Prasad Kalauni and Ganga Prasad Yadav were the Province Chiefs of Karnali and Sudurpaschim Province respectively.
Khapung is a leader of Janata Samajabadi Party-Nepal, Pariyar and Joshi are loyal to CPN (Maoist Centre) and Nepali Congress respectively. Joshi is also a Constituent Assembly member.