Bimala Ghimire from UML elected as Vice Chair in NA

Kathmandu, 10 Apr: Bimala Ghimire of the ruling party CPN (UML) has been elected to the post of Vice-Chair of the National Assembly (NA).

Ghimire secured 39 votes against 16 of her competitor Bishnu Devi Pudasaini from the Nepali Congress.

A total of 55 lawmakers were present during the voting.

Talking to media persons after filing candidacy yesterday, Ghimire had expressed commitment of playing supportive role in all manners to make the NA more dignified and pass the bills in an easy and smooth manner consulting with the NA chair if she wins the election.

Ghimire’s nomination was proposed by lawmaker Bhagawati Neupane and seconded by lawmaker Gopi Bahadur Sarki Achhami.