Rupandehi: Newly-appointed Chief Minister of the Lumbini Province Leela Giri is scheduled to take the vote of confidence on Thursday.
CM Giri is to take the vote of confidence at the province assembly meeting at 1.00 pm today. He was appointed the Chief Minister on January 11 with the support of 58 province assembly members.
CM Giri had received support from 29 members of the CPN-UML, 10 of the Maoist Centre, four each of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party and Nagarik Unmukti Party, three each of JSP, Janamat Party and LSP and two independent province assembly members. It requires 44 votes to secure majority in the 87-member province assembly.