Resolution motion passed by majority in Koshi Province

BIRATNAGAR: The Koshi province assembly witnessed the endorsement of a resolution motion during its meeting today, marking a significant development in the region's legislative agenda.

Speaker Ambar Bahadur Bista introduced the resolution motion for consideration, which received overwhelming support from the majority of assembly members.

In accordance with Rule 70 (1) (C) of the Province Assembly Regulations, 2074 BS (first amendment), Rebatiraman Bhandari, the parliamentary party chief whip of the CPN (UML), had presented the motion on Thursday.

The motion was put to a vote division procedure by the Speaker, resulting in its endorsement by 52 members of the province assembly.

Several assembly members seconded the resolution motion, including Indra Bahadur Angbo, Narayan Bahadur Magar, Gombu Sherpa, Geeta Timilsina, Sapana Darjee, Leelaballav Adhikari, Kamala Darnal, Bidur Kumar Lingthep, Tilachan Pathak, and Nirmala Limbu.

They emphasized the need for the chief minister to address existing challenges or seek a vote of confidence in the assembly.

During the deliberations, Rajendra Kumar Rai, the parliamentary party leader of the CPN (Unified Socialist) in Koshi province, stressed the constitutional obligation for the chief minister to seek a vote of confidence within 30 days.

Members from the Nepali Congress, Khagena Singh Hangam, and Binod Rai, urged the proposers to withdraw the resolution motion and propose alternative measures focused on the province's development, prosperity, and poverty alleviation.

Responding to the discussions, Chief Minister Karki highlighted that he had secured the trust of 86 members in the province assembly and had successfully obtained a vote of confidence.

He cited the government's efforts to prevent the dissolution of the province assembly and emphasized its commitment to serving the people's interests.

In light of the government's performance and efforts to address concerns, CM Karki urged the withdrawal of the motion, underscoring the administration's dedication to advancing the province's welfare in a short span.

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