Rai elected UML PP leader of province-1

BIRATNAGR: Politburo member Sherdhan Rai has been elected the parliamentary party leader of CPN (UML) in Province-1. Rai is a member of the provincial parliament from Bhojpur.
In the election held Friday, Rai won the election by securing 26 votes against his rival Bhim Acharya, who got 24 votes. One vote was found invalid. There are 51 lawmakers from the party in the province.
Talking to media persons after emerging victorious in the election, leader Rai shared that the process to form the provincial government would begin soon.
On the other hand, leader Acharya, also the central party secretary, said that he would not be discouraged with defeat but commit to party activities.
The election to the post of Speaker in the province is scheduled for February 12. RSS

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