Saturday, June 12, 2021
Krishna Chandra Nepali Pokharel of Nepali Congress has been appointed new Chief Minister of Gandaki province after Prithvi Subba Gurung of the UML lost vote of confidence.
Gandaki Chief Sita Poudel appointed Nepali to the post of Chief Minister on Saturday after Gurung failed to garner majority confidence vote on Friday.
Earlier Chief Minister Gurung had gained only 27 votes, while 30 members had voted against him in the 60-member Provincial Assembly.
His party Nepali Congress, Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre), Rastriya Janamorcha, Janata Samajbadi Party and one independent had supported him.
By profession he is a lawyer.