Province name and capital will be finalized soon: CM Rai

Sherdhan Rai

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 3: Province 1 Chief Minister Sherdhan Rai has said that the naming of the province and fixing its capital would be finalized by the winter session of the province assembly which is beginning today.

Talking to media persons on Sunday, Chief Minister Rai informed that the assembly would try its best to forge consensus on naming the province and fixing its capital.

“If the consensus eludes, parliamentary process would be adopted. The naming of the province and its capital would reflect the diversity of the region in terms of geography, population and ethnicities,” he asserted.

According to him, the province has so far passed 24 bills, while eight bills are under process and four others registered in the parliament.

On a different note, the Chief Minister shared the information that the province had kept agriculture in high priority. Similarly, the province was going to launch a ‘greenery campaign’ after a week. RSS