Gandaki: Pokharel of Nepali Congress stakes his claim to chief ministership

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Pokhara, May 12

Krishna Chandra Nepali Pokharel of the Nepali Congress enactment has staked his assertion implicit the vacant presumption of main curate successful the Gandaki province.

The presumption is vacant since the resignation of incumbent Prithvi Subba Gurung of the CPN-UML connected Sunday.

Pokharel contiguous submitted a missive to Provincial Governor Sita Paudel, claiming helium has the enactment of 32 lawmakers including 15 of his ain party, 12 of the CPN-Maoist Centre, 3 of the Rastriya Janamorcha and 2 of the Janata Samajbadi Party successful the Provincial Assembly. In the 60-member assembly, garnering the enactment of 31 lawmakers would suffice 1 to go the main minister.

The Provincial Assembly was acceptable to ballot connected a no-confidence motion that the absorption parties had filed against Gurung connected Monday. However, Gurung quit connected Sunday saying determination was nary situation to enactment successful the province.

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