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Uddab Thapa takes the oath of office as Koshi Province’s chief minister

Staff Reporter Jul 07, 2023

Biratnagar : Nepali Congress leader Uddab Thapa has been appointed the new chief minister of Koshi Province. He took the oath of office and secrecy on Friday.

Thapa submitted his claim to the chief minister on Thursday evening before Governor Parshuram Khapung saying that he has the support of 47 members of the Provincial Assembly.

Following that, Khapung appointed Thapa as the chief minister.

Thapa submitted a claim asserting that he has the support of 29 members from his party in the provincial assembly, along with 12 members from the Maoist Center, four from the Unified Socialist, one from the Janata Samajbadi Party and the Speaker Baburam Gautam.

This comes after Hikmat Kumar Karki was removed from his position as chief minister after failing to secure the vote of confidence from the Provincial Assembly in a ballot conducted in Biratnagar on June 30.