Govt sacks Gandaki, Sudurpaschim governors to replace with Paudel, Yadav

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Kathmandu, May 3

President Bidya Devi Bhandari has removed governors (province chiefs) of Gandaki and Sudurpaschim, Amik Sherchan and Sharmila Kumari Panta respectively, connected Monday.

A furniture gathering held connected Sunday had made the decision.

Meanwhile, Sita Paudel and Ganga Prasad Yadav person been appointed governors of Gandaki and Sudurpaschim respectively.

Both Sherchan and Panta are considered adjacent to the CPN-Maoist Centre and they were appointed successful November 2019 erstwhile the Maoist Centre and the ruling CPN-UML were parts of the aforesaid party.

In November 2019, each existing governors were sacked to beryllium replaced with 4 UML and 3 Maoist favourites. One of the Maoist picks, Tilak Pariyar (Province 2) has already been removed successful February 2021.

The nonfiction 165 of the constitution has it that the state main (governor) loses the presumption if the president removes him/her anterior to completing the term.

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