Pokhara, April 29
Gandaki Chief Minister Prithvi Subba Gurung has expanded his furniture connected Thursday by appointing gangster-turned-politician Rajeev Gurung, popularly known arsenic Deepak Manange, a minister.
Gurung’s property coordinator Bikram Neupane says Manange has been appointed the curate for younker and sports. He volition instrumentality the oath of bureau and secrecy connected Thursday.
The assignment seemingly aims astatine making Manange ballot successful his favour arsenic CM Gurung is facing a no-confidence motion successful the Provincial Assembly, and Manange has threatened of voting against him.
The ballot was owed to instrumentality spot connected Wednesday but was postponed indefinitely aft the Rastriya Janamorcha enactment claimed 1 of its lawmakers mysteriously disappeared.
In the 2017 elections, the gangster was elected to the legislature arsenic an autarkic candidate, but later, helium had joined the past Nepal Communist Party.